Canadian mold makers and suppliers met with Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne on Friday and urged the federal government to adopt a more aggressive stance against American protectionism.
Dana is buying a majority stake in Canada's TM4 for $165 million, allowing the U.S. supplier to produce more components for electric vehicles and to increase its reach in China.
BlackBerry expects its QNX's automotive products, which include infotainment software and AV technology, will ramp up gradually rather than repeat the 31 per cent year-over-year growth rate in this year's first quarter.
Over the past three decades, the global auto industry has gotten, well, more global. Manufacturers built scores of factories outside their home countries to reduce exposure to currency swings.
International Automotive Components Group (IAC) named former Magna International executive Manfred Gingl to the post of CEO.
General Motors, aiming for more gains in the booming North American market for utility vehicles, is resurrecting the venerable Chevrolet Blazer nameplate as a tech-savvy, yet sporty, crossover.
General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Ammann, who was already overseeing the operations, is relinquishing responsibilities for Cadillac and GM's global portfolio planning to product chief Mark Reuss.
Byton, a Chinese EV startup that wants to sell cars in the North American market, will feature BlackBerry QNX technology, the two companies said in a joint statement Thursday.
Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives are preparing to end the province's generous ZEV rebate program, according to a report in the Toronto Star. The program made up to $14,000 available on some vehicles.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can't imagine President Donald Trump will impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the U.S. because it would lead to a self-inflicted wound on the American economy.
The U.S. commerce secretary says Canada is not a national security threat and that a revitalized NAFTA could make the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum go away.
BlackBerry is poised to be a major player in the emerging market for self-driving and connected cars — but it may take a decade for them to become commonplace, CEO John Chen told shareholders Wednesday.