American trade officials are showing newfound interest in a Canadian proposal for revamping NAFTA's auto provisions as the U.S. seeks to swiftly conclude renegotiations of the free-trade pact.
U.S. regulators are opening a probe into why some airbags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes — including one in Canada — that reportedly resulted in four fatalities and another six injuries.
GM Technical Centre Director Brian Tossan says the Markham, Ont., centre is about halfway towards its goal of hiring 700 engineers. The centre develops infotainment systems, active safety systems, and AV software and controls.
Automotive rules of origin are expected to be the focus of upcoming NAFTA talks among the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Uber has already informed all drivers globally, including the 23 that appeared to have Canadian connections, affected by a 2016 data breach. But affected riders have not yet been notified.
General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have warned that the metals tariffs "will add significant additional costs to the U.S. auto industry each year."
Workers at ZF-TRW assemble parts for FCA, which builds its minivans at a plant in Ontario. Their strike ended Sunday after they ratified a three-year contract, allowing parts to flow to FCA again.
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will not be bullied or pressured by the United States as part of NAFTA talks.
Automotive News Canada takes an in-depth look at Google's plan to convert 3.2 square kilometres of Toronto waterfront into a tech neighbourhood filled with autonomous vehicles.
Volkswagen Canada will sell a new compact SUV/crossover, internally called the "Volks-SUV" or People's SUV, a spokesman said Saturday. It is is slightly more compact than the Tiguan.
Edmonton-based AutoCanada Inc. reported fourth-quarter revenue of $733.1 million, up 16.5 per cent from a year earlier. The company is expanding its footprint into Eastern Canada.
Self-driving cars are still working to master the snow. It turns out that excessive sun can also pose a problem for the coming wave of robot drivers.