The announcement has been confirmed to sellers nationwide and the automaker will cowl the prices. If all goes to plan, the required components for the retrofitting will turn into accessible someday within the second enterprise quarter of subsequent 12 months. In the interim, GM remains to be constructing these autos with out the chips.
One other widespread function, heated steering wheels, sadly will not be a part of the retrofit program. They’ll stay unavailable for almost all of 2022 GM autos. Heated and ventilated seats aren’t the one options GM has needed to lower as a result of an absence of chips. The beginning/cease system, designed to assist enhance gas effectivity, additionally replies on chips and is now absent in lots of new GM vans and SUVs.