The Truth About Cars » chevrolet equinox http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » chevrolet equinox http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Not All Senior Citizens Want to Retire: GM’s Lambda and Theta Crossovers Too Successful to Stop Working http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/not-senior-citizens-want-retire-gms-lambda-theta-crossovers-successful-stop-working/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/not-senior-citizens-want-retire-gms-lambda-theta-crossovers-successful-stop-working/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218225 Nine years ago, General Motors began selling two different vehicles off its full-size Lambda platform, the GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook. Remember the Outlook? Of course you don’t. By 2007, GM was also selling the Buick Enclave. By the end of 2008, GM added the Chevrolet Traverse. Now it’s late 2015. GM is still selling […]

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Nine years ago, General Motors began selling two different vehicles off its full-size Lambda platform, the GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook. Remember the Outlook? Of course you don’t. By 2007, GM was also selling the Buick Enclave. By the end of 2008, GM added the Chevrolet Traverse. Now it’s late 2015. GM is still selling […]

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Chart Of The Day: Is There Room In The Middle For GM’s Crossovers? Ford Says Yes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/chart-day-room-middle-gms-crossovers-ford-says-yes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/chart-day-room-middle-gms-crossovers-ford-says-yes/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:26:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1121393 As General Motors prepares to carve out space in between their best-selling utility vehicle, the Equinox, and their large three-row crossover, the Traverse, Ford reports significant improvement with the launch of their second-generation tweener crossover. U.S. sales of the Ford Edge jumped 44 percent to 40,083 units in the second-quarter of 2015. The May 2015 […]

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As General Motors prepares to carve out space in between their best-selling utility vehicle, the Equinox, and their large three-row crossover, the Traverse, Ford reports significant improvement with the launch of their second-generation tweener crossover. U.S. sales of the Ford Edge jumped 44 percent to 40,083 units in the second-quarter of 2015. The May 2015 […]

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Canadian General Motors Plant Hit By Wildcat Strike http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/canadian-general-motors-plant-hit-wildcat-strike/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/canadian-general-motors-plant-hit-wildcat-strike/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:44:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=921418 A wildcat strike at GM’s CAMI plant briefly shut down the assembly plant where the GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox are produced. The strike lasted a mere 2.5 hours. According to the QMI news agency “…a worker at the plant said the incident started in the morning when [a worker] was raising a concern with a […]

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A wildcat strike at GM’s CAMI plant briefly shut down the assembly plant where the GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox are produced. The strike lasted a mere 2.5 hours. According to the QMI news agency “…a worker at the plant said the incident started in the morning when [a worker] was raising a concern with a […]

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General Motors To Keep Oshawa Consolidated Line Open Past 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/general-motors-to-keep-oshawa-consolidated-line-open-past-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/general-motors-to-keep-oshawa-consolidated-line-open-past-2014/#comments Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:33:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=626473 A brief memo from General Motors Canada confirmed that the Oshawa consolidated line, scheduled to close in 2014, will stay open until 2016. GM is citing strong market demand for the Chevrolet Equinox and the outgoing, Chevrolet Impala (sold as a fleet-only model) as a reason for the decision, but cautioned that ” All scheduling adjustments […]

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A brief memo from General Motors Canada confirmed that the Oshawa consolidated line, scheduled to close in 2014, will stay open until 2016. GM is citing strong market demand for the Chevrolet Equinox and the outgoing, Chevrolet Impala (sold as a fleet-only model) as a reason for the decision, but cautioned that ” All scheduling adjustments […]

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Cain’s Segments: Crossover Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/cains-segments-crossover-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/cains-segments-crossover-sales/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=523393 In every month since April, the four best-selling utility vehicles in America have fallen under the “small” banner. In July, the five top sellers were small. With one-third of 2013 remaining, the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, and Toyota RAV4 are both America’s top-selling small crossovers and America’s four leading crossovers overall. Together with […]

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In every month since April, the four best-selling utility vehicles in America have fallen under the “small” banner. In July, the five top sellers were small. With one-third of 2013 remaining, the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, and Toyota RAV4 are both America’s top-selling small crossovers and America’s four leading crossovers overall. Together with […]

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GM, Unions Reach Tentative Agreement On CAMI Plant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/gm-unions-reach-tentative-agreement-on-cami-plant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/gm-unions-reach-tentative-agreement-on-cami-plant/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=520249 GM and Unifor (the union formerly known as the CAW) have reached a tentative agreement for the 2,500 workers at the CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, which builds the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. The Equninox and Terrain are hot sellers for GM, having sold nearly a quarter million units combined through August of this […]

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GM and Unifor (the union formerly known as the CAW) have reached a tentative agreement for the 2,500 workers at the CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, which builds the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. The Equninox and Terrain are hot sellers for GM, having sold nearly a quarter million units combined through August of this […]

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Bark’s Bites: The World’s Fastest Chevrolet Captiva, Or Why You Should Buy A Used Equinox Instead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/barks-bites-the-worlds-fastest-chevrolet-captiva-or-why-you-should-buy-a-used-equinox-instead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/barks-bites-the-worlds-fastest-chevrolet-captiva-or-why-you-should-buy-a-used-equinox-instead/#comments Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:30:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=497552 “Sir, I apologize for your wait,” said the wrinkled, harried, middle-aged man at the rental counter. His face showed the wear of having spent every bit of fifty hours a week inside a 10′ x 10′ box at the airport garage for years. “As you can see, we’re extremely busy this morning. The moment we […]

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“Sir, I apologize for your wait,” said the wrinkled, harried, middle-aged man at the rental counter. His face showed the wear of having spent every bit of fifty hours a week inside a 10′ x 10′ box at the airport garage for years. “As you can see, we’re extremely busy this morning. The moment we […]

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CAMI Gets $250 Million Investment For Flexible Assembly Line http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/cami-gets-250-million-investment-for-flexible-assembly-line/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/cami-gets-250-million-investment-for-flexible-assembly-line/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2013 22:28:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480594 GM announced a $250 million dollar investment for the CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontaro. CAMI is the main production site for the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain (also known as the Theta crossovers), two of GM’s best selling models, and the investment comes amid uncertainty over the fate of CAMI itself. Earlier in the year, […]

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GM announced a $250 million dollar investment for the CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontaro. CAMI is the main production site for the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain (also known as the Theta crossovers), two of GM’s best selling models, and the investment comes amid uncertainty over the fate of CAMI itself. Earlier in the year, […]

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CAW Opens Up CAMI Contract, Horse Trading Begins For Theta Crossovers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/caw-opens-up-cami-contract-horse-trading-begins-for-theta-crossovers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/caw-opens-up-cami-contract-horse-trading-begins-for-theta-crossovers/#comments Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:01:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477196 CAW members at GM’s CAMI plant in Ontario have voted to begin negotiating their contracts as early as this week  after a vote by workers. At stake is the production of the GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox, two popular crossovers that may have their production moved to Mexico or the United States. The Theta crossovers, […]

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CAW members at GM’s CAMI plant in Ontario have voted to begin negotiating their contracts as early as this week  after a vote by workers. At stake is the production of the GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox, two popular crossovers that may have their production moved to Mexico or the United States. The Theta crossovers, […]

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GM, CAW Angling For Renewed Crossover Production In Canada http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gm-caw-angling-for-renewed-crossover-production-in-canada/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gm-caw-angling-for-renewed-crossover-production-in-canada/#comments Mon, 21 Jan 2013 18:03:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474558 The cost of doing business in Canada may be high for auto makers, but that isn’t stopping GM from looking to re-negotiate their contract with the CAW nearly a year in advance as a means of keeping production of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain at the CAMI plant in Ontario. While GM has proposed […]

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The cost of doing business in Canada may be high for auto makers, but that isn’t stopping GM from looking to re-negotiate their contract with the CAW nearly a year in advance as a means of keeping production of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain at the CAMI plant in Ontario. While GM has proposed […]

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TTAC Rewind: Fuel Economy Skulduggery Is Nothing New http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ttac-rewind-fuel-economy-skulduggery-is-nothing-new/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ttac-rewind-fuel-economy-skulduggery-is-nothing-new/#comments Sat, 03 Nov 2012 13:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465790 Hyundai and Kia being called on the carpet for inflated fuel economy claims is a great story for a slow Friday; everybody likes to see a rising star get taken down a notch, and the two Koreans have been the Cinderella story of the auto industry for the last couple of years. Small wonder then, […]

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Hyundai and Kia being called on the carpet for inflated fuel economy claims is a great story for a slow Friday; everybody likes to see a rising star get taken down a notch, and the two Koreans have been the Cinderella story of the auto industry for the last couple of years. Small wonder then, […]

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OnStar Glitch Causes GM To Halt Sales Of Certain Models http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/onstar-glitch-causes-gm-to-halt-sales-of-certain-models/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/onstar-glitch-causes-gm-to-halt-sales-of-certain-models/#comments Sat, 08 Sep 2012 17:18:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459459 A software glitch in the OnStar system caused GM to halt sales of certain models, including the brand-new Cadillac ATS. Some 60,000 vehicles were affected by the glitch, which prevents OnStar’s crash notification system from notifying their call center in certain collisions that don’t trigger the airbags. Among the cars affected are the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, […]

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A software glitch in the OnStar system caused GM to halt sales of certain models, including the brand-new Cadillac ATS. Some 60,000 vehicles were affected by the glitch, which prevents OnStar’s crash notification system from notifying their call center in certain collisions that don’t trigger the airbags. Among the cars affected are the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, […]

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Closing Oshawa Could Violate GM’s Bailout Conditions http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/closing-oshawa-could-violate-gms-bailout-conditions/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/closing-oshawa-could-violate-gms-bailout-conditions/#comments Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:55:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=449773 As part of their bailout package, General Motors agreed that at least 16 percent of its North American production would take place in Canada. The closing of the Oshawa consolidated line may cause GM to be in violation of those terms. A report in the Globe and Mail states that unless GM can find more […]

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As part of their bailout package, General Motors agreed that at least 16 percent of its North American production would take place in Canada. The closing of the Oshawa consolidated line may cause GM to be in violation of those terms. A report in the Globe and Mail states that unless GM can find more […]

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GM Closing Oshawa Consolidated Line, Equinox And Impala Production Moving To United States http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gm-closing-oshawa-consolidated-line-equinox-and-impala-production-moving-to-united-states/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gm-closing-oshawa-consolidated-line-equinox-and-impala-production-moving-to-united-states/#comments Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:02:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=447085 General Motors will announce tomorrow that their consolidated line at Oshawa, currently building both the Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Impala, will close. 2,000 of the 4,000 jobs at the Oshawa plant are located at the consolidated factory, and GM apparently won’t be re-investing in the facility. Under the new plan, GM would move Chevrolet Impala […]

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General Motors will announce tomorrow that their consolidated line at Oshawa, currently building both the Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Impala, will close. 2,000 of the 4,000 jobs at the Oshawa plant are located at the consolidated factory, and GM apparently won’t be re-investing in the facility. Under the new plan, GM would move Chevrolet Impala […]

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Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Crossovers Are A Hot Item – But Only In 4-Cylinder Trim http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-equinox-gmc-terrain-crossovers-are-a-hot-item-but-only-in-4-cylinder-trim/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-equinox-gmc-terrain-crossovers-are-a-hot-item-but-only-in-4-cylinder-trim/#comments Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:29:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435275 Even though GMC made a fuss over their Terrain Denali, with its new 3.6L V6, this past week, the hot ticket seems to be the 4-cylinder Terrain, along with its Chevrolet stablemate, the Chevrolet Equinox. GM confirmed that they have placed “temporary order limits” on the 2.4L 4-cylinder models. Supplies have been low, and while they […]

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Even though GMC made a fuss over their Terrain Denali, with its new 3.6L V6, this past week, the hot ticket seems to be the 4-cylinder Terrain, along with its Chevrolet stablemate, the Chevrolet Equinox. GM confirmed that they have placed “temporary order limits” on the 2.4L 4-cylinder models. Supplies have been low, and while they […]

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