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An advanced technology development centre in Alberta says it has successfully conducted several autonomous vehicle tests over the last month as the western province signals its intent to battle Ontario for AV leadership.
Unifor's strike at the Chevrolet Equinox assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., put a dent in September Canadian factory motor vehicle sales, which fell by 5.9 per cent that month. The strike cost GM 20,000 vehicles.
The University of Toronto's Electric Vehicle Research Centre has received $9.1 million to support the research and development of electric vehicle technology and more affordable EVs.
Automakers continue to increase the incentives they're offering on new vehicles sold in Canada, and that's keeping business brisk for dealers, who are struggling to sell cars while trucks fly off lots.
AutoCanada Inc., one of Canada's largest dealership groups, reported third-quarter gross profit of $138 million, up 12.2 per cent on sales that were stronger than the national average.
Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. said third-quarter profits were flat despite rising revenue as the company was hampered by challenges at two newly acquired European plants.
Canadian parts supplier Linamar Corporation reported lower third-quarter net earnings of $107.3 million, down 12.2 per cent over the same quarter last year.
Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard Power Systems reported a third-quarter revenue increase of 54 per cent and says it sees more opportunities in the automotive and drone markets.
Automakers remain on pace to easily cruise past a record two million sales in Canada for the first time after another record-setting month. October sales increased 6.3 per cent to 164,641 vehicles.
New-vehicle leasing is up and the number of auto loans is down as Canada continues on a record sales pace this year. Leasing accounts for one third of the new-vehicle market, according to a new report.
Unifor's four-week strike at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., cost the automaker production of 20,000 Chevrolet Equinox utility vehicles — and money — GM's CFO revealed in an earnings call.
Magna International Inc. has signed a joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Huayu Automotive Systems Co. in an effort to strengthen the Canadian parts maker's footprint in China.
Unifor workers at a General Motors plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox.
Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox.
The Chrysler Pacifica minivan is getting a few more sporty options in an effort to broaden its appeal in Canada. The S Appearance Package is now available for an additional cost.
Canadian automotive supplier Magna International has struck a deal with BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye to bring a new self-driving platform to the entire automotive market by 2021.
Canadian telecommunications giant Telus is the latest company to enter the connected car market, partnering with software company Mojio and phone and tablet maker ZTE to launch Telus Drive+.
Automakers sold 187,266 new vehicles in Canada in September, good for a 7.7 per cent increase from the same month last year. The industry is on track to top a record two million sales for the entire year.
Auto dealers in Ontario say they have waited months for the provincial government to reimburse them hundreds of thousands of dollars in incentives they are owed for selling electric vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada has been fined $140,000 by the Ontario government after one of the automaker's employees was injured at its Brampton, Ont., assembly plant.
Canadian auto parts maker Linamar Corporation has donated $5 million to support scholarships for women at Western University in London, Ont. CEO Linda Hasenfratz hopes they help women choose engineering.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is looking to fill its pool of applicants for skilled trades jobs at its Brampton Assembly Plant because hundreds of workers are eligible to retire, says the union representing the workers.
Canada's minister of economic development wasted no time in mining for overseas automotive investment, less than a week after a new free trade deal between Canada and the European Union went into effect.
Ford is delivering the new Ford GT supercar to Canadian customers this month and next, but won't say how many were sold in Canada.
Porsche is bringing the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo to Canada, a vehicle designed, in part, to broaden the appeal of Porsche's greener models and non-SUV range to family buyers.
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