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It's a story that begins with a tragic accident, and ends with a young man back where he belonged.
Plug 'n Drive, a not-for-profit organization committed to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles, will soon open the Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre (EVDC) in Toronto's north end.
This month's look at movers and shakers who work under the radar focuses on a former auto technician who went back to school to eventually lead BMW Canada's tech support and after-sales departments.
The march to deploy computer tablets for service write-up appears to be unstoppable.
A mid-life career change can sometimes be dicey, but not for Pat Lau. After 20 years in consumer electronics, he made the switch to auto sales at Volvo Villa in Thornhill, Ont.
Facebook Canada has established an automotive team dedicated to helping automakers and dealers build their brands and increase sales through use of the social networking site.
Tesla took a pass on the Toronto auto show in mid-February, but it is promoting its brand through a tour of Ontario and Quebec this winter.
Selling and applying vinyl wraps is not a core dealership business because of the complex and tricky nature of applying the product, but it's a profit centre that shouldn't be over-looked.
In 2013, Nissan began tailoring cars and models more specifically to the Canadian market. For example, Nissan's U.S. arm had no interest in the Micra, but management thought it would do well here.
Connectivity and other aspects of “digitalization” will increasingly require more software development, an area Audi won't leave to others, said Audi Canada President Daniel Weissland.
Two emerging Canadian firms – one specialized in lightweight aluminum and the other in fast-charging batteries – will receive Federal funding to advance their product lines.
Events such as the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS), Feb. 17-26, are not dying. They simply have to adjust to new realities.
GM Canada needs 1,000 more new engineers over the next five years.
Canadians who left home to peruse careers abroad are being alerted to opportunities in Canada’s tech sector by a newly organized effort called Go North Canada.
A specialist for dealership business-development centres sees profits slipping through their fingers and basic customer relations suffering, all from data-collection issues and misuse.
Withholding information from online customers is the surest way to kill Internet sales leads, says the internet manager at Bustard Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep of Waterloo, Ont.
One of the foremost providers of security in the connected-automobile world is TrustPoint Innovation Technologies, of Waterloo, Ont.
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