New vehicle sales are going to be worse in 2022 than they were in the first pandemic year of 2020, according to the Cox Automotive Analysis Group. Supply chain problems that grew in part out of the years-long global health crisis are the primary cause, in Cox’s view.
Kia Canada has priced the revised 2023 Soul for our market, with the LX base model getting a $22,595 MSRP and the range-topping GT-Line Limited an MSRP of $29,495.
The 2022 Initial Quality study carried out by J.D. Power shows a notable increase in the number of complaints owners have about their new vehicle, due to a number of factors related to the pandemic and supply-chain issues, most notably. Motorists new to EVs may also be feeling frustrations with unfamiliar systems…
Nissan has announced a large-scale global recall of over 360,000 Nissan Pathfinders (model-years 2013-2016), including more than 37,000 units in Canada, to address a hood latch issue. A dirty bell crank lever pivot joint that’s attached to the secondary hood latch could cause that latch to remain in the open position.
Tire manufacturer Nokian, one of which’s three factories is in Russia, has announced that it is beginning its withdrawal from that country. The move entails a massive reorganization of its production schedule and capacities.
Ford already has to issue a first recall for its F-150 Lightning electric pickup. The problem concerns a software glitch that causes it to fail to warn drivers of low tire pressure. Fortunately the problem is not a serious one, but still…
German authorities have opened an investigation into the diesel engines used by Hyundai and Kia. Just over 200,000 vehicles were sold with allegedly illegal defeat devices.
Hyundai has revealed in images the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6. The all-electric sedan is a toned-down but still gorgeous production version of the sleek, streamlined Prophecy EV concept introduced a few years ago. The in-person world premiere of the model is set for late next month, and we can expect more performance-related details then.
Volkswagen has unveiled the ID. Aero electric concept, which should turn into a production sedan, which should be offered up to consumers by 2024. Production of the model could thus start in 2023.
Toyota is recalling about 50,000 Tundras due to a problem with the rear axle. Nuts on the axle assembly could loosen over time.