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TechnologyGM’s Ultium Technology Explained Simply by Its Engineers
Back in March 2020, General Motors unveiled the fundamental basis for its next-generation electric vehicles, a technology called Ultium . What is it? Simply put, it’s a modular EV platform and high-capacity battery that can be used for all sorts of applications. Leading the way in Canada will be the …
First Drives2021 Buick Envision: Keep Dreaming, GM
Nearly a year after its debut, the second-generation 2021 Buick Envision is finally on sale in Canada. Similar to its predecessor introduced in North America back in 2016, this compact luxury SUV slots between the Encore GX and Enclave as Buick’s answer to popular models such as the Acura RDX …
Special EventsHere’s How GM Puts Vehicles Through Cold-weather Testing
General Motors invited The Car Guide to a virtual presentation of its cold-weather proving grounds in Kapuskasing, Ontario. The 242-acre facility is nearly 50 years old—it opened in 1973, more than 30 years after the automaker started testing military vehicles for the government in the middle of World War II.

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NewsGM Plants Back to Normal Capacity With Better Flow of Chips
As a result of a better flow of semiconductors in the supply chain, nearly all General Motors plants in North America are currently operating at regular capacity. A handful of plants are also running weekend overtime shifts to help clear the backlog. That’s what GM spokesman Dan Flores told The …
NewsLexus, Mazda, Toyota Boast Highest Predicted Reliability for 2022
Every year around November, Consumer Reports reveals its annual auto reliability brand rankings, which reflect predicted reliability based on comprehensive vehicle testing and owner surveys. For 2022, Lexus (76 on a 100-point scale), Mazda (75) and Toyota (71) make up the top 3. Lexus jumped from third to first, while …
NewsCompact SUVs Struggle Mightily in IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has completed new, tougher side crash tests to address higher-speed crashes that continue to cause fatalities and found out that 19 out of 20 compact SUVs failed to earn a “Good” overall rating. The lone exception? The 2021 Mazda CX-5 . Nine …
NewsGM Takes Ford to Court Over “BlueCruise” Name
After unsuccessfully trying to come to a peaceful agreement regarding Ford’s new BlueCruise hands-free driving assistance technology, General Motors has decided to file a lawsuit in a United States federal court. GM claims BlueCruise, which was unveiled in April of this year, sounds too much like its own semi-autonomous driving …
ElectricGM to Invest 30 Percent More in Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
General Motors again boosted its investments in electric and autonomous vehicles, announcing Wednesday it is raising planned spending by 30 percent to $35 billion USD ($42.5 billion CAD) through 2025 as it unveils new models and builds capacity. The big U.S. automaker cited strong consumer reception to its early electric …

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Episodes
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 22
Sneak preview of new Beetle Cup series, making debut in Canada soon 2000 Camry Solara Convertible 2002 Buick Rendezvous squealing could be symptom of poor tires accident emergency kit prototype Jim Kenzie on New Beetle.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 26
Trucks enter cyberspace 2002 Buick Rendezvous 2001 Honda Insight; alternator misuse 1962 Sabra, built in Isreal 2001 Porsche Boxster tower braces move from racetrack to your car proper steering wheel hand positioning.
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Motoring TV 2003 Episode 20
Acura intros TSX 2003 Infiniti FX45 importance of engine temperature gage Buick Centieme concept lowering suspension turning right on red light.
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Motoring TV 2005 Episode 6
Hyundai in Portland 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee don't count on daytime running lights for safe visibility 2005 Buick Allure important advice for your next oil change should governments give car companies money to build factories?
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Motoring TV 2005 Episode 18
Kia unveils 2005 Sportage 2005 Buick Allure why do so many vehicles have lights that don't work? Jaguar Ultra-Light Coupe concept what happens when car is still running after you take the key out? advice for drivers and police: Pay Attention.
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MOTORING TV: Luxury Car of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held it's 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner in the Luxury Car category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
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Review: 2017 Buick Lacrosse
The Buick brand has been around for over 100 years, and GM doesn't think it has to apologize for that longevity, despite the fact, it's biggest challenge is getting a young generation to take notice. We check out the new Lacrosse, a car GM hopes will convince the doubters that …