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Artificial intelligence isn't just for autonomous vehicles. AI can be used to predict patterns and preferences when it comes to buying and selling new cars, making transactions more efficient.
For Canadian car dealers, there may never be a better time to sell. Franchise values are high and buyers with deep pockets are plentiful, says the head of U.S.-based Kerrigan Advisors.
A Senate committee is urging the federal Liberals to take control of the development and testing of self-driving cars on Canadian roads before governments fall too far behind the technological revolution.
From flax to tires that "listen," here's a look at eight Canadian university-industry research projects that are moving the auto sector forward.
Beyond Canada's auto factories and its suppliers pulses a third automotive stratum, one that extends well beyond the borders of Ontario. Schools and automakers are getting technical across the country.
A Ford GT supercar, hand-built by Multimatic Inc., and a Quebec-made steam buggy from 1867 are part of a prominent display at a renovated Ottawa museum focused on technology.
Kia Canada is recalling about 26,000 Soul compact crossovers to repair loose steering assemblies that may not have been properly fixed during two earlier recalls.
BlackBerry Ltd. wants to protect connected and autonomous cars from hackers by extending to automakers and suppliers the cybersecurity consulting service it already offers governments and businesses.
A BlackBerry QNX-equipped self-driving car hit the road in suburban Ottawa Thursday in what was billed as the first on-street test of an autonomous vehicle in Canada.
Kia Canada is recalling more than 43,000 Soul compact crossovers to repair seat heaters that could burn occupants.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada has launched a second recall to fix leak-prone brake boosters in 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos.
Tougher vehicle recall laws could be in place in Canada by the end of the year, but without a legislated formula that would force automakers to compensate dealers stuck with recalled cars on their lots.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau says his ride around Parliament Hill in a driverless bus Wednesday was a proof of Canada's progress toward autonomous transit.
The furious pace of the advancement of autonomous vehicles is adding urgency to a Senate study of the regulatory and technical issues surrounding the deployment of connected and automated vehicles.
At least 60 companies in Ottawa — from big-name players to shoestring startups — are active in autonomous-vehicle research or ready to jump in, according to the city's economic development agency.
Out of about 250 nameplates for sale in Canada it's slim pickings on the wagon front. Sales of traditional wagons are down by half since 2012, but automakers left selling them are tenacious.
Problems in a control module in about 20,000 VW Passat and CC sedans can cause the pumps to run continuously and drain the battery or stop working while the car is in motion.
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