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.
Mercedes-Benz Canada and Toyota Canada have tapped into the country's vast shopping-mall landscape, with each taking a different approach to selling cars alongside department stores and other shops.
Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers launched a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.
Toyota is recalling 23,500 Sienna minivans in Canada to fix potential problems with shift levers that could cause the vehicle to roll away.
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.
Toyota Motor Corp. is pouring US$373.8 million into hybrid powertrain production in the United States and, in a first for the company, will produce the powertrains with parts exclusively made in the United States.
Toyota Canada and Transition Energetique Quebec are going to study the need for hydrogen infrastructure to support the introduction of fuel cell vehicles in the province.
Toyota supplier Toyotetsu is transferring stamping work to Ontario from Kentucky to supply the new Lexus RX, which is built in the province. It's also expanding operations in preparation of the soon-to-be redesigned RAV4.
The list of semifinalists for the 2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards has a few surprises: Alfa Romeo is up for two awards, no Detroit Three brand cars made the cut, Tesla decided not to participate and only three trucks qualified.
A test shows that showroom shoppers actually pay attention to cars. Promotional materials and displays are another matter.
The chairman of Toyota Motor Co. met with Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to discuss the automaker's future in the country and its push for hydrogen fuel-cell infrastructure.
Ray Tanguay, the country's “auto czar” and former head of Toyota Canada, has received the Order of Canada, for outstanding achievement and dedication to the nation. Tanguay helped Toyota expand in Ontario.