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NewsIs Rubber the Next Shortage Threatening the Auto Industry?
After hybrid and EV batteries, semiconductors, select metals and even seat foam, the auto industry could rapidly be facing a shortage of tires. Global rubber supplies are running critically short, some analysts warn. Demand for rubber gloves and packaging tape has increased significantly during the pandemic, and supply has also …
On this day in history: April 14
  • 1927: First Volvo runs off the assembly line
NewsNew Pics, Info Reveal Ford Mustang Design Origins
Every year during the week of April 17, which is the Mustang ’s birthday, Ford finds a couple of ways to please fans, whether it’s announcing new models and packages or sharing exclusive content. With the legendary pony car’s 57th anniversary fast approaching, the company has done it again. Straight …
NewsAirbag Problems : Multiple GM Vehicles Under Investigation
After having received 15 complains related to faulty airbags, the American National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation relating to multiple General Motors (GM) vehicles. The investigation concerns nearly 750 000 products from the Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC brands with model-years ranging from 2020 to 2021. More …
NewsPolestar 2 Adds Single-Motor Variant With Longer Range
The Polestar 2 , fresh off of being named “Best New Car of 2021” by The Car Guide , is already getting significant changes. The Swedish company today announced that its electric fastback sedan will add a single-motor variant both in Canada and the U.S., effectively mirroring the Tesla Model …
NewsOriginal Hyundai Pony Re-imagined as a Modern EV
In order to celebrate the opening of its new design studio in Busan, South Korea, Hyundai is hosting a special exhibition titled “Reflections in Motion” that showcases the evolution of Hyundai cars from the very beginning. It starts with a segment called "Heritage Series – PONY" which is a reinterpretation …
NewsGM Wants a Fight With Google Maps
Most automakers are struggling to design infotainment systems that are as attractive and user-friendly as those offered by tech giants Apple (CarPlay) and Google (Android Auto). General Motors, to be fair, is doing a nice job. However, since many drivers also prefer to use third-party services like Google Maps on …
NewsStudy: Some Bad Drivers are “Zoom Zombies”
Our daily lives have profoundly changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the way we work and communicate to our driving habits . Could it be that one has an adverse effect on the other? In a recent Wakefield Research study commissioned by Root Insurance in the U.S., …
NewsGM Keeps Promise, Produces 10 Millionth Mask
After being mandated by the Canadian government to produce 10 million face masks in May 2020, General Motors has announced that it has held its promise. The 10 millionth mask produced in the automaker's Oshawa factory will be donated to Ottawa’s Ingenium Museum. “This is one of the proudest moments …
ElectricFord Mustang Mach-E Experiencing 12V Battery Problems
How is the honeymoon going between the all-new Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover and early adopters? After waiting for a very long time to receive their vehicle, most customers are likely super-excited to take advantage of its performance and numerous cutting-edge technologies. Some, however, are experiencing a lot of frustration …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q3
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Small luxury SUVs are pretty popular, though General Motors and Lexus are the only non-European automakers competing in this market segment. Audi Leads the Way For 2021, the Audi Q3 …
BuzzThis Audi RS6 Truckster Would Make Clark Griswold Madly Proud
It’s not the first time some tuning enthusiast transforms a car into a replica of the iconic Griswold family wagon from the 1983 movie National Lampoon’s Vacation . However, this one is certainly one of the most stylish. While the original Wagon Queen Family Truckster was based on a 1979 …
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