New Volkswagen Canada President Daniel Weissland shouldn't miss his chance to make a direct impact on the future of the brand in Canada.
VW says the new Golf — its most popular vehicle in Canada — will become a benchmark in safety and connectivity. The car will have expanded autonomous driving functions and will always have an internet connection, the automaker said.
VW's redesigned 2019 Jetta sedan will be larger with improved driving dynamics while receiving an injection of safety and infotainment technology as it moves to the company's global MQB platform.
Volkswagen has agreed to a settlement worth up to $290.5 million with about 20,000 owners of 3.0-litre VW, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles in Canada affected by the automaker's diesel scandal.
Volkswagen Canada says it reached a class action settlement in principle with about 20,000 owners and lessees of 3.0-litre diesel vehicles which were equipped with software that allowed more than the legal limit of emissions.
Lamborghini says its new Urus SUV will stand out from rivals because of its high performance. The 650-hp Urus outpowers the 608-hp Bentley Bentayga and the 629-hp Mercedes-Benz G 65 AMG.
VW believes much-improved driving dynamics, more technology and a more fuel-efficient gasoline powertrain in a redesigned Jetta built on the brand's global MQB platform will draw sedan buyers to Canadian and U.S. showrooms.
Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali says that Canada and Lamborghini are poised to enjoy a beautiful future together. He says the Lamborghini brand is growing, and so is Canada's appetite for luxury vehicles.
The head of Audi Canada has been tapped to lead Volkswagen Group Canada, which oversees VW and Audi sales in the region, as the company continues to rebound from a diesel emissions crisis.
Ottawa has refused to provide records showing the scope of its investigation into the Volkswagen emissions-duping scandal in Canada and the automaker is seeking a legal order to keep the records confidential.
Continental is in advanced talks to buy Israel's Argus Cyber Security, which is backed by Magna International and has developed technology to protect connected cars from hacking, for about $514 million, Israeli media reported on Monday.
Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers launched a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.