Kia is redrawing the third-generation Forte compact sedan — the automaker’s most popular vehicle in Canada in 2017 — with a sporty, Stingerlike overhaul.
Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win Canadian customers for its Kona subcompact SUV. It expects "most vehicles" sold here to be the AWD version.
Kia Canada is recalling 22,205 Fortes because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released and the car could shift into gear without putting a foot on the brake.
Transport Canada says Hyundai is recalling 103,556 Elantra cars because on some vehicles, the rear stop lamps could remain on continuously when the brake pedal is released.
Kia and Alfa Romeo have for the first time ever been named finalists for the North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards. The nine vehicles still in the running for the 2018 awards also include two chances for Honda to extend its winning streak to a third consecutive year.
Hyundai workers in South Korea have stopped building the Kona SUV this week ahead of Canadian and U.S. launches — a protest against what the automaker's labor union says are plans to trim assembly line headcount.
Hyundai workers resumed production of the Kona SUV late Tuesday, ending a near two-day strike over the company's decision to expand the model's output ahead of its launch in Canada and the United States.
Kia's Stinger sport sedan is available in only two trims in Canada, and both come with standard all-wheel drive. The car starts at $45,755, including shipping.
Automakers remain on pace to easily cruise past a record two million sales in Canada for the first time after another record-setting month. October sales increased 6.3 per cent to 164,641 vehicles.
Kia Canada is recalling about 26,000 Soul compact crossovers to repair loose steering assemblies that may not have been properly fixed during two earlier recalls.
Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers launched a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.
Automakers sold 187,266 new vehicles in Canada in September, good for a 7.7 per cent increase from the same month last year. The industry is on track to top a record two million sales for the entire year.