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Vehicle connectivity has been slower to roll out in Canada than in the United States for a variety of reasons, including geography and lack of competition among wireless providers. But that's changing.
Former smartphone giant BlackBerry Ltd. increased its footprint in the auto sector Monday when it struck a deal with China’s Yanfeng Visteon.
ALBI Nissan in Mont-Tremblant, Que., marks the automaker's 200th store in Canada. Ken Hearn, the automaker's director of dealer network development, said Nissan's expansion is “strategic,” not over-aggressive.
A committee created to help the federal government frame a national policy on zero-emission vehicles held its final meeting in mid-September.
Vancouver's Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp. says it has total orders worth $1.6 billion for its Solo single-seat electric commuter vehicle and Tofino electric sports car.
As the federal government's zero-emission vehicle policy review races to conclusion, its central question is emerging as contentious: Just how much should Ottawa intervene to accelerate the growth of Canada's ZEV fleet?
Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver will supply Belgium-based bus builder Van Tool NV with fuel cell engines to power eight hybrid tram-buses for use in France.
Magna International's new hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric hybrid platform is right on track when it comes to the direction fuel cell vehicles are headed, one expert says.
McLaren Automotive expects to continue its strong growth in the Canadian market this year, tracking the British supercar maker's rapid global sales expansion.
Porsche Canada has opened Porsche Centre in Kelowna, in the heart of British Columbia's increasingly affluent Okanagan region. It's the luxury automaker's fourth dealership in B.C. and 18th in Canada.
The migration away from traditional passenger cars to utility vehicles is not news, but its scope is unprecedented, says one analyst, who thinks the passenger-car market hasn't bottomed out yet.
Electric-vehicle startup Electra Meccanica of Vancouver says it expects U.S. certification later this month, but it won't ship single-seat cars there until the fourth quarter.
Honda Canada says 152 of its dealers, almost two thirds of its network, have committed to install Level 2 electric-vehicle chargers by the end of this year, all in time for the arrival of the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid sedan.
Longtime dealer Jim Pattison believes radical change is inevitable as the personal transportation industry shifts toward online transactions, lower-maintenance electric vehicles, car sharing and driverless cars.
Nissan Canada regional sales operations vice-president Michael Soutter has been promoted to division general manager of global aftersales at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
Limited manufacturing capacity and the lack of different models are restricting growth in electric vehicle (EV) sales, an advocate said during the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association's ElectraFest 2017.
Governments are getting impatient with the pace of transition to a future of zero-emission vehicles. So, around the world, they're mandating the sale and use of ZEVs, writes Steve Mertl.
Leasing is on the upswing in Canada, even at the top of the market with exotic brand names and ultra-luxury cars such as Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
The future of diesel light vehicles in North America remains uncertain as the Volkswagen emissions scandal ripples through the industry.
Vancouver-based automaker Electra Meccanica has put its first production Solo single-seat electric car into customer hands. Deli owners in suburban New Westminster, B.C., received the first car.
Canadian companies thrive on quality low-mileage lease returns while creating a captive audience.
It wasn't exactly “Undercover Boss,” but Mercedes-Benz Canada's president made sure to include himself in a program that dispatches head office staff to work in dealerships.
Magna is shopping around a hydrogen fuel-cell platform as a range extender for battery EVs. It allows a vehicle to recharge its battery on the move.
Record sales and a fresh four-year deal with the company's union do not obscure the challenges that will confront Mark Buzzell.
Bell says its technology will enable services such as roadside assistance, collision notification, local searches, maintenance alerts and more in some 2018 Hyundai and Kia models.
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