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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the newly agreed-to TPP will harm the auto industry, so she wants the federal government to give the sector $1.26 billion over the next 10 years to offset any losses.
The president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association says a “win-win-win is practically impossible” under a new NAFTA, but “new balance” is possible.
New-car dealers directly employed 53,000 people at the end of 2016, up 30 per cent since 2001, PricewaterhouseCoopers says in a study commissioned by the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association.
Hyundai Canada CEO Don Romano says that through its luxury Genesis brand the automaker is "evolving with our dealers as partners with a new business model."
The 2019 Ram 1500 Sport is a unique pickup available only north of the border. The new truck has a special colour scheme and interior.
Voting for the utility and car awards was expanded to include all new vehicles available to Canadian buyers, and not just those new to the market. The Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Accord won.
Premier Kathleen Wynne has spent more than a year touring the United States, defending NAFTA. She has met with 33 U.S. governors, stressing the importance of free trade between Canada and the U.S.
General Motors' Maven vehicle rental service joins Daimler AG's Car2Go, Enterprise CarShare and Zipcar in Toronto. Maven is a keyless on-demand service where members access vehicles with smartphones.
Contracts expire March 4 at four plants that supply FCA's Windsor Assembly complex, the sole factory for the automaker's flagship minivan. The suppliers make parts ranging from powertrains to instrument panels.
The 2018 Toronto auto show will offer a number of panel discussions about the future of the industry, including cannabis and cars, autonomy, diversity and more.
Mazda products represent half the vehicles up for 2018 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards to be handed out at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto on Feb. 15.
The popularity of trucks led to overall sales increases at GM, Honda, Nissan and Toyota in January and moderated a decline at FCA, where Jeep did all the heavy lifting. Ford sales were also down.
Canadian motor vehicle assembly is poised for a big first quarter — and potentially, a big year — as U.S. sales are forecast to remain strong, according to a new report by Scotiabank Economics.
Canada ranks seventh on a list of countries most prepared to welcome autonomous vehicles, according to KPMG. Ontario's AV policies help the country score high marks.
Canada's Liberal government insists it supports the Canadian auto industry – all of it, from traditional parts and vehicle assembly to the development of artificial intelligence and lidar. That might not be the case.
Canada's Liberal government says the new trans-Pacific free trade deal — with its lower rules of origin values — is good for the auto sector, but automakers, suppliers and unions are split on that assessment.
Toyota's pursuit of a mass-market hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicle has been relentless — some might say stubborn.
It might not look like your father's auto industry, but Canada's auto sector is just as relevant today as it was 30 years ago, only in different ways. That was evident at the Detroit auto show.
Canada isn't the problem with the North American Free Trade Agreement and lower wages in Mexico aren't a bad thing, says the automotive adviser to the Canadian and Ontario governments.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen took the stage at the Detroit auto show and introduced the world to Jarvis, the company's newest cybersecurity product. It's already being tested in Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.
Canadian parts giant Magna International says it now has the ability to manufacture U.S. military-grade radar for the auto sector, allowing automakers to close the gap between Level 3 and Level 5 autonomy.
Ray Tanguay, Canada's "auto czar," has a warning for the industry and the federal and Ontario governments as Silicon Valley increasingly competes with automakers: We're not too big to fail.
Honda Canada is offering a Civic Special Edition (SE) to celebrate the vehicle's 20-year run as the best-selling passenger car in Canada. Honda's Alliston, Ont., factory is the global lead plant for the car.
BlackBerry Inc. has partnered with electronic solutions provider Molex to develop a secure ethernet networking platform that will allow connected vehicles to process information more quickly.
Canadian auto production will be essentially flat and industry profits down in 2018, warns a report by the Conference Board of Canada, which cites a declining U.S. market and NAFTA uncertainty as reasons.
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