If a central challenge of autonomous vehicles is easing the tedium of driving, it's the same challenge facing the developers of the modern minivan.
Honda Canada Inc. says it has sold its two millionth Civic since bringing the model to Canada in 1973. The automaker says the car was sold at a dealership in Winnipeg.
Jerry Chenkin, who joined Honda Canada in 1975, shortly after emigrating from Britain, said he will provide strategic direction for Dilawri Group, the country's largest dealership group.
The Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid will go on sale in Canada in late 2017.
The turbo engine inside Honda's latest Civic Si may be new, but the power output isn't. Honda Canada says the car is set to arrive at dealerships soon.
Two Toyotas have swept the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's 2017 “green” vehicle awards.
Magna has developed a child-monitoring feature that uses a camera in the ceiling and a dashboard display screen to provide front-seat occupants a clear view of the middle and third row seats in minivans.
Jerry Chenkin was named president and CEO of Honda Canada in 2013 and will retire on March 31. Under his leadership, Honda set three consecutive all-time Canadian annual sales records.
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
Overseas automakers have less exposure to changes in NAFTA than the Detroit Three. Honda and Toyota's big concern is the so-called border adjustment tax of 20 per cent that's a key pillar of a Republican tax overhaul plan being considered in the U.S. Congress.
Honda also said Jan. 19 it will bring its alternative-fuel powertrains to its line of light trucks in the future, although it didn't offer a specific timeline.
Most of the latest recalls by 13 manufacturers are for Honda, Toyota and Ford vehicles equipped with potentially lethal airbag inflators.