Tag: General Motors

FEATURED – Odd Beast – Phil Riley

FEATURED – Odd Beast – Phil Riley

In 1963, upper management at General Motors sent word from on high that none of their divisions would be allowed or authorized to have formal corporate involvement in auto racing. Long known as a performance-oriented brand, Pontiac was left only one option: turn their attention to production platforms or rebrand altogether. Thankfully for musclecar enthusiasts, […]

September 8, 2020 More
Brands push forward with new-EV rollouts

Brands push forward with new-EV rollouts

Article by Stephanie Wallcraft COVID-19 has automakers pumping the brakes on r&d spending, but most are still planning — at least for now — the launch of key electric vehicles in the coming months.  Matt Girgis, managing director of Volvo Car Canada, said the XC40 P8 Recharge crossover is still scheduled to arrive in Canada […]

April 21, 2020 More
FCA Canada implements temperature taking protocol for workers

FCA Canada implements temperature taking protocol for workers

As automakers eye a return to production, FCA Canada says it is taking steps to keep its factory employees safe on the shop floor. Some employees are currently working at the automaker’s Ontario assembly plants in Windsor and Brampton. They’re deep cleaning the facilities and tweaking job stations to make room for social distancing. But those that arrive […]

April 15, 2020 More
Holley Announces Retro-Fit Power Steering for LT4/LT5!

Holley Announces Retro-Fit Power Steering for LT4/LT5!

Holley is pleased to announce their new retro-fit hydraulic power steering kits for factory supercharged GM LT4/LT5 engines! These kits allow gearheads to more easily install these engines in popular nostalgic chassis by converting the factory electric power steering over to a traditional hydraulic, belt-driven system. Read on to learn more! POWER STEERING ADD-ON SYSTEM […]

April 6, 2020 More
It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

Unifor President Jerry Dias said he anticipates assembly plants coming back online will do so initially as one-shift operations whenever it is determined that they can safely re-open. “Even if they open up, it’s not going to be business as usual for quite a while,” Dias said. “They’ll ease into it based off of parts […]

April 1, 2020 More
COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

Automakers across the US and Europe have all declared temporary shutdowns, including Detroit’s Big Three. Many have extended shutdowns further. As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the world, automakers are taking extreme measures in the form of plant closures to halt the spread of COVID-19, which the coronavirus causes. The situation remains fluid as more […]

March 31, 2020 More
Holley News: New LS Cooling Products from Earl’s!

Holley News: New LS Cooling Products from Earl’s!

Holley is pleased to announce the release of new cooling system upgrades for GM LS engines. Earl’s has always been the leader in high performance plumbing and with their new electric water pump plumbing kit, it has never been easier to adapt your LS powered racecar to a modern electric pump. Their new LS steam […]

February 28, 2020 More
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