Transport Canada went ahead with building a $5.4-million crash barrier to be used with future alternative-fuel vehicles at one of its vehicle test sites last year without knowing if it was worth the money.
All 59 authorized Mercedes-Benz dealers in Canada will continue to sell electric versions of the Smart microcar as the automaker does away gasoline-powered versions. Two thirds of U.S. dealers are dropping Smart.
The Canadian auto industry is mourning the death of Richard Pickering, whose lengthy career in the business included producing classic car displays for the Canadian International AutoShow.
Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labour rights and environmental protection.
Canada-based Magna International has won approval from Slovenia's environment agency to start building a paint factory in the eastern European country, the first phase of a potential C$2.24 billion investment.
Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor
Canadians are making smaller payments more frequently on auto term loans as new financing offers lure buyers away from the monthly billing cycle, a trend that could push consumers to buy more expensive vehicles.
Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among Canada, the United States and Mexico.
The Acura RLX luxury sedan is one of the automaker's least popular models in North America. Introduced for the 2014 model year, it's sold fewer than 14,000 units in Canada and the U.S. So why keep making it?
Some of the world's top auto-parts suppliers, including Canada's Magna International, aren't buying all the enthusiasm about the electric vehicles hyped by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and larger automakers trying to keep up.
AutoCanada Inc., one of Canada's largest dealership groups, says its expansion goals for the next five years include a better balance of brands and a stronger coast-to-coast presence.
Magna International Inc. reported record second-quarter net income of $561 million, up 0.5 per cent from a year earlier. Sales in Asia surged 10 per cent while they were up only slightly in North America.