Interpublic Group's FCB has been named agency of record for BMW in Canada. The move marks the end of a long relationship with Cundari, which had handled the brand here since 1995.
The redesigned 2018 BMW X3 will aririve at Canadian dealerships with a few subtle differences from the U.S. version in November, underpinned by a new architecture and with a new M Performance model.
Canada's Magna International's Magna Steyr unit will build BMW's new 5-series plug-in hybrid in Austria as the supplier sees contract manufacturing of electric vehicles as a "near-term opportunity."
Just months after it dropped the 5 series Gran Turismo, BMW is introducing the larger 2018 6 series GT model to Canada this fall. The move will give the 6 series lineup a third body style once again.
BMW Financial Services is the highest-rated captive lender in J.D. Power's 2017 Canadian Dealer Financing Satisfaction Survey. The Bank of Montreal topped the list of lenders not owned by an automaker.
Pfaff Automotive Partners has acquired two suburban Toronto dealerships, bringing the group's portfolio to 14.
This month's look at movers and shakers who work under the radar focuses on a former auto technician who went back to school to eventually lead BMW Canada's tech support and after-sales departments.
Even the most bullish don't think Tesla can sell half a million electric cars next year. But it's still important to understand the lofty targets Elon Musk is setting, and some of the crafty ways he's trying to make it happen.
Luxury automakers are expanding their reach in Canada by grabbing an increasingly bigger piece of the compact and subcompact segment, according to auto researchers at J.D. Power.
Infiniti, Nissan's premium brand, named Canadian Karim Habib, former global design chief for BMW, as the brand's new chief designer.
Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for 12,072 BMW X5 and X6 models spanning model years 2011 to 2014.
Magna International started building the BMW 5 Series on March 2 in Graz, Austria, kicking off an aggressive expansion of the Canadian parts giant's auto-assembly business, which will soon include Jaguar Land Rover.