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In promoting itself as a global centre for autonomous vehicle testing, the City of Ottawa believes it has two can't-miss attractions. Canada's capital city offers roads and weather.
Cyril Leeder, a founder of the Ottawa Senators and most recently the NHL team's president and chief operating officer, will oversee Myers Automotive's operations.
Buyers of Subaru's redesigned Forester can control smart devices in their homes – from garage doors to lights to thermostats – using a dashboard interface developed by Evolved Vehicles Environments Inc., an Ottawa company.
The fate of Canada's auto industry could rest on the slim shoulders of Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, a cerebral Torontonian who doesn't actually own a car.
Canadian steel producers are laying off workers as U.S. customers scale back or cancel orders because of U.S. import charges that went into effect in June. Auto suppliers are forced to absorb the added costs.
5G technology will allow autonomous and connected vehicles to "talk" to each other and devices outside the vehicle, all at high speed. A $400-million test project is being developed across Ontario and Quebec.
Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing may not be Canada's biggest automaker, but it's easily the edgiest, building armoured trucks on Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis.
Six organizations will each receive up to $5 million from Ontario's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, a five-year, $80-million effort to encourage connected and autonomous vehicle development.
British autonomous vehicle manufacturer Aurrigo is opening an Ottawa office as it seeks sales of its self-driving, low-speed transporters in the Canadian market.
Auto remarketing giant Cox Automotive is linking with Quebec-based Otolane to allow customers to list wholesale vehicles with both Cox's Manheim.ca vehicle remarketing service and Otolane's internet auctions.
The Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act now requires automakers to buy back cars subject to protracted recalls at the original invoice price.
Vehicle history provider Carproof is changing its name to Carfax Canada to more closely align with its corporate sibling in the United States.
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.
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