U.S. medium & heavy truck sales, May & YTD
Canadian auto parts giant Magna International projects its annual sales in China will nearly double by 2019 due to robust growth at its seat and transmission divisions.
Several heavy hitters in the Canadian auto industry, including Magna CEO Don Walker and GM Canada chief Steve Carlisle, appeared at the Automotive News Canada Congress in Toronto last week.
If the U.S. delivers on threats to slap 25 per cent tariffs on imported vehicles and components, auto and parts makers would cut costs by laying off
The U.S. Commerce Department said in a statement last week that it "has just launched its investigation into whether imports of auto and auto parts threaten to impair the national security."
AutoCanada, the country's largest publicly traded dealership group, says its board has appointed a special committee of independent directors to review strategic alternatives following a request by an activist shareholder.
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler could not have been more prophetic when he said last month: "The diesel crisis is not yet over for us." Stadler was arrested today in Germany pending a trial for fraud and false testimony on the suspicion he could destroy evidence.
Magna's $200-million investment and partnership with ride-hailing company Lyft is the latest example of auto companies collaborating on self-driving technology.
Michael Lewicki focuses on dealership financial consulting because of his love of cars; Ashlee Royal travels to auto shows to be sure vehicles are clean; and Mike Tedesco has a knack for improving a dealer’s CSI rating. They are some of the unobvious ones.
A study by a leading energy-security think tank says the economic benefits of autonomous vehicles will far outweigh predicted drawbacks such as job displacement.
Canadian auto parts supplier Magna said it would set up two joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle to build cars in China.
Audi CEO Stadler nabbed; Turning Bill Ford's fantasy to reality; Actress tweets Tesla fire video; Lincoln MKC to become 'Corsair'; GM aerospace deal; Quake disrupts Japan plants.
TradeRev-H, an enhanced version of the Canada-based TradeRev app for one-hour online auctions, can change how vehicle inspections are done.
BMW's new-generation X4 crossover manages to deliver a spirited drive.
How do you manage a dealership in Terry Taylor’s retail empire? Partner George Girjel, a 40-year-old refugee from Uzbekistan, says creating satisfied employees and customers leads to increased market share and profits. The formula has helped Girjel turn around two struggling Nashville-area dealerships.