Lexus trims price of ES 300h hybrid, adds ES 350 sports versionAug. 16, 2018
The base model 2019 Lexus ES 350 with an internal-combustion engine will start at $47,075 and have three trim levels available, topping out at $61,575, shipping included, for the ultra luxury package.
Tesla Motors Canada suing Ont. government over end of EV rebatesAug. 16, 2018
The Canadian arm of Tesla, Inc., is taking the Ontario government to court, claiming it has been treated unfairly in the cancellation of a program providing rebates to residents who bought electric vehicles.
Subaru ups price of redesigned, bigger Forester by $700Aug. 17, 2018
The redesigned Subaru Forester, which moves to the brand's global platform, comes with a slight price increase to go along with its bigger size and additional safety technology on most trim levels. It starts at $29,720.
Despite car cuts, Ford brand's portfolio to grow by 3 nameplates by 2023Aug. 17, 2018
Hau Thai-Tang, Ford's product development chief, said the Ford brand will have 23 nameplates five years from now, up from 20 today.
One year later, NAFTA talks drag on, resisting Trump's trade wrathAug. 16, 2018
President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted NAFTA gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the pact's staying power.
Ottawa preparing response in case Trump follows through on auto tariff threatAug. 16, 2018
Canada's economic development minister won't say much, but the head of Unifor expects a federal response to U.S. auto tariffs to include many parts, such as incentives, work-sharing programs and guaranteed loans.
Steel tariffs hitting suppliers 'on all sides'Aug. 15, 2018
Canadian steel producers are laying off workers as U.S. customers scale back or cancel orders because of U.S. import charges that went into effect in June. Auto suppliers are forced to absorb the added costs.
FCA Canada recalls 19,000 vehicles over brake issueAug. 15, 2018
In certain vehicles, gas bubbles can form in the brake fluid and lead to “a soft brake pedal feel."
Porsche teams with video-game maker Epic Games in design tools breakthroughAug. 14, 2018
Porsche has partnered with video-game maker Epic Games and NVIDIA, a leader in graphic processing hardware to demonstrate what they tout as a breakthrough in computer design rendering.
N.A. auto plant for Magna Steyr?Aug. 13, 2018
Global manufacturer Magna International might consider a North American assembly plant in the next few years.
Suppliers look for ways around tariffs -- some pushing legal boundariesAug. 13, 2018
As the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum products begin to impact bottom lines, auto suppliers are taking actions to sidestep the impact -- all proactive, but some on the outside of legality.
2019 Toyota C-HR gets price drop, more standard equipmentAug. 13, 2018
The automaker said Monday the vehicle's starting price will be $25,490, shipping included. That's about $1,000 less than the initial base price of the 2018 model, originally unveiled back in April 2017.