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So i had an RS awd with all the packages added ordered here in florida, dealer just called and said factory is halting the trailblazer and equinox temporarly… so that means my tb is now canceled and iam now calling all dealers that have one. Even if i have to drive 800miles back home. anyone heard this or know more about this?
 

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This is because of parts shortages and production priority goes to the higher end models where GM make more money. The Trailblazer isn't the only vehicle being affected. The production line for several models has either been halted or slowed down.
 

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I have had a loaded Activ ordered since Oct 15th, on I was told from the dealer a week ago it was canceled it due to Covid and weather issues. I'm pretty hopping mad right now. No direct information from GM. It makes you feel like changing brands.
 

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I have had a loaded Activ ordered since Oct 15th, on I was told from the dealer a week ago it was canceled it due to Covid and weather issues. I'm pretty hopping mad right now. No direct information from GM. It makes you feel like changing brands.
Change brand? This is out of their control. Remember this car is made in Korea, not in the states. That changes the game on a lot of things with every product in the world. It's only been this way for 18 months now.
 

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I have had a loaded Activ ordered since Oct 15th, on I was told from the dealer a week ago it was canceled it due to Covid and weather issues. I'm pretty hopping mad right now. No direct information from GM. It makes you feel like changing brands.
I placed the order for mine september 4th… and got a call 2 days ago,same just dealership saying oh inhave bad news ur order is canceled, do you want to see another vehicle?, all i said was No, thats what i wanted specifically.

and same im looking into another vehicle from a company that can deliver, going for a bronco sport outerbanks or rav4 xle premium hybrid
 

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Change brand? This is out of their control. Remember this car is made in Korea, not in the states. That changes the game on a lot of things with every product in the world. It's only been this way for 18 months now.
agree to a cetain degree, other companies have their cars made there or parts and they arent halting production to push more expensive vehicles that will move less, just saying
 

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I have had a loaded Activ ordered since Oct 15th, on I was told from the dealer a week ago it was canceled it due to Covid and weather issues. I'm pretty hopping mad right now. No direct information from GM. It makes you feel like changing brands.
I can understand the delay, it has been happening for so many months now, but wonder why the cancellation of your order. Seems to me a dealer would just leave the order on the books and no matter how long it takes. Odd.
 

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Interesting.
My bro placed an order for an activ shortly after seeing my RS. He was recently told the order has been cancelled. I wondered if this was something specific to the TB or if this was going to be GMs take on all models from here on out.
Also was told 3rd hand same thing happened to my niece and her husband with trying to order a truck.
 

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This is because of parts shortages and production priority goes to the higher end models where GM make more money. The Trailblazer isn't the only vehicle being affected. The production line for several models has either been halted or slowed down.
I would of thought with the TB's impressive sales it wouldn't of been cut. I suppose given it's economical price point, things that are 2x-3x as expensive would do better. Blazers are 50k+. I'll admit they're attractive but stupidly priced.
 

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I would of thought with the TB's impressive sales it wouldn't of been cut. I suppose given it's economical price point, things that are 2x-3x as expensive would do better. Blazers are 50k+. I'll admit they're attractive but stupidly priced.
They cut production because parts (mostly electronic, but other parts too) are simply not available. Nothing to do with sales, popularity, price. You just can't put the pieces together if you can't buy the pieces :). This is an unfortunate sign of the times. BUT what does not make sense to me at least is why cancel existing orders. It seems it would be better to just notify the customer their order is significantly delayed and if they wish to wait, fine. If they don't wish to then their order can be cancelled. But something seems odd about all this. I check my local car dealer stock (3 dealers) occasionally online. Naturally there has been VERY low inventory of Equinox, but at least some. But a TB is near impossible to find. HOWEVER lately (past 2 or 3 weeks) when there is this "production cut" all 3 of the dealers have one or two TB's in stock (usually the bright blue or I guess it is like a turquois color, with the white top. seems to not be popular). So when production was active you couldn't find a TB at a dealer, but when it is halted they each have some.
 

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We had the same happen to us. Tried to order one and was told a month later that GM stopped accepting orders for them. So, I went to Carmax.com and found a 2021 used RS with everything we wanted. Picked it up Friday! Wife is now looking for all the red accessories for the interior! LOL
 

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We had the same happen to us. Tried to order one and was told a month later that GM stopped accepting orders for them. So, I went to Carmax.com and found a 2021 used RS with everything we wanted. Picked it up Friday! Wife is now looking for all the red accessories for the interior! LOL
What color did you get? Congrats
 

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We had the same happen to us. Tried to order one and was told a month later that GM stopped accepting orders for them. So, I went to Carmax.com and found a 2021 used RS with everything we wanted. Picked it up Friday! Wife is now looking for all the red accessories for the interior! LOL
I lucked out and got a 2022 RS and I too spent hours searching Amazon for red interior accessories :). Thats part of the fun.
 

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I got a white LT 2022 . I put the black bow ties on and I’m getting red calipers coming in soon . Think it will look great with black rims


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Ford is not taking orders on the Broncos right now.
There was an interesting segment on CNBC about car production. It explained why all the major car manufacturers are having troubles (mostly due to chips and some electronic productions). But that one, Tesla, actually solved their chip problem and increased production as all the others suffered more severly and still do. There were production problems in a lot of chip makers But others maintained production but their chips had different circuits which the software in the car makers did not work with. And being such large companies with so many divisions, etc., it was next to impossible to change all the software to work with the type of chips that were available. Tesla is smaller and better managed and its software division (just one, rather than many divisions like say GM has just for software) was able to react, rewrite its software quickly, and use the type of chips that are available. As the announcer summed it up, it is an example of being too big to succeed while Tesla was quickly able to adapt.
 

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I have had a loaded Activ ordered since Oct 15th, on I was told from the dealer a week ago it was canceled it due to Covid and weather issues. I'm pretty hopping mad right now. No direct information from GM. It makes you feel like changing brands.
at least your dealer let you know. i just found out today and only because i reached out to them. i had a loaded RS on order :’)
 

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There was an interesting segment on CNBC about car production. It explained why all the major car manufacturers are having troubles (mostly due to chips and some electronic productions). But that one, Tesla, actually solved their chip problem and increased production as all the others suffered more severly and still do. There were production problems in a lot of chip makers But others maintained production but their chips had different circuits which the software in the car makers did not work with. And being such large companies with so many divisions, etc., it was next to impossible to change all the software to work with the type of chips that were available. Tesla is smaller and better managed and its software division (just one, rather than many divisions like say GM has just for software) was able to react, rewrite its software quickly, and use the type of chips that are available. As the announcer summed it up, it is an example of being too big to succeed while Tesla was quickly able to adapt.

Tesla, cars that at times just do what they want. Catch on fire that takes for ever to put out. I would never own one.
 
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