Unifor says it has established a common set of goals for future contract talks with Canadian auto parts suppliers, 79 of which employ 17,000 workers represented by the union.
Canada's largest publicly-owned auto dealership group is determined to prop up its stock value after a year of significant changes in its executive structure.
Supplier executives say uncertainty about trade policy is making it difficult to make decisions about their manufacturing needs.
A new survey of nearly 1,000 Canadian manufacturers, including several in the auto industry, finds those that invest in digital production boost productivity and save in operating costs and maintenance.
The fire that ravaged the gateway city to Alberta's oilsands a year ago claimed none of the four dealerships there, but all suffered smoke and ash damage, and some lost employees who moved on.
Canada's ambassador to the United States says the auto sector should be one of Canada's primary concerns when it comes to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said on Sunday he had a “good first meeting” with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and that Canada will get a successful outcome during NAFTA talks.
North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements. The goal is the free movement of cross-border goods.
Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and profit pressures. Ford said Fields, 56, has elected to retire from the company after 28 years.
There's no disputing it — Montreal's Ralph Gilles is one of the coolest guys in the auto industry, writes Larry P. Vellequette.
The Mitsubishi Lancer will live a little longer in Canada than in the United States due, in part, to historically stronger sales north of the border.
The city's two main ride-sharing services are making significant changes to broaden their customer base and make more cars available in more areas and on shorter notice.