Executives How FCA Canada is weathering CEO Bigland’s legal storm The management structure at FCA Canada could keep it on course as CEO Reid Bigland's lawsuit plays out. The fact Bigland is based in FCA’s U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., means he's likely delegating many of his responsibilities already, experts say. Cars & Concepts VW Canada drops its last 2 wagon models Retail 1st fleet of Toyota fuel cell Mirais sold in B.C. goes to Ballard Power Systems employees Labour Ford cutting nearly 200 jobs at Edge, Flex plant in Ontario, union says Cars & Concepts GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul Retail Subaru hikes prices on retooled 2020 Outback, Legacy Recalls Nissan Canada recalls more than 10,000 Titan pickups over electrical short Retail Dealers urged to discuss with customers the perils of long-term loans Cars & Concepts Ford plans Bronco-based pickup, forecast firm says Automakers Ontario writes off $445M in old Chrysler debt from bailout Trade and Tariffs VIDEO: USMCA ratification 'critically important' to Canada, says finance minister The USMCA has serious ramifications for the auto industry. Under the new pact, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. have agreed to increase the regional content share requirement in light vehicles to 75 per cent from 62.5 per cent. Retail Long-term financing is getting longer Loan terms of 96 months offset an ongoing pullback of automaker incentives, but there’s increased risk for consumers. Suppliers Nemak to shut Canada plant that supplies GM in China About 90 per cent of the engine blocks produced in Nemak's Windsor plant are destined for Cadillac vehicles at GM's Shanghai factory, CBC Windsor reported. Mobility B.C. continues to add charging stations to increase range for electric vehicles B.C. recently installed 12 new charging stations and more are due to be completed later this summer on Vancouver Island and in the Cariboo, Prince George and Hazelton areas, raising the number of stations across the province to more than 1,700. Government Regulations Canada's auto industry fears blowback over government's tough emissions stance Canada’s siding with California when it comes to stricter emissions standards may make environmental sense, but industry officials say it could jeopardize trade and make the country an outcast in the eyes of the U.S. government. Recalls Mazda3 sedans recalled because headrests could detach in crashes The automaker says the fabric on the driver and front passenger seatbacks might not be installed correctly on 3,000 Mazda3 sedans from the 2019 model year and the material can interfere with the headrest release buttons. Executives AutoCanada has its 3rd CFO in a year Mike Borys begins his new role Aug. 12. He replaces Raj Juneja, who resigned from the dealership group in March. Labour Unifor praises UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks with Detroit 3 Contract talks between the United Auto Workers in the United States and the Detroit Three kicked off with a ceremonial handshake and tough talk from the union, which says it "will protect our work, our jobs and our way of life." Similar talks in Canada don't start until next year, but Unifor already says it also wants "a bigger piece of the pie." Automakers Lexus confirms LC convertible The Japanese premium brand's sexiest car is about to go topless. Lexus says it's coming "in the near future," but judging by the prototype, it looks set to arrive very, very soon. Retail Canadian software firm gets $1.5M from Ottawa to create data hub for dealers Calgary’s Quorum Information Technologies Inc. is getting the interest-free repayable government loan to develop a data hub for dealerships and use artificial intelligence to increase efficiency, sales leads and revenue at stores across the country. Load More Digital Edition View latest issue See our archive Sign up for free newsletters Breaking News Alerts (as needed) Weekly News Summary (Mondays) Daily News Summary (weekdays) Yes, send me info about special editorial content, new features, events, subscriptions, webinars and research from Automotive News Canada Yes, send me info and whitepapers from select third-party partners of Automotive News Canada EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.