Suppliers Magna heir forgoes auto parts empire to chase DJ dream Frank Walker says he was "kind of always groomed to work" in Magna's boardroom, where his father, Don Walker, held various roles, including CEO. But in university, he fell in love with music and by age 27 has a hit song and a job at Magna "as a fallback." Cars & Concepts Infiniti peels off a BMW X4 fighter Technology TECH TRENDS: Quebec dealership tests Ford’s new N.A. retail model Suppliers Suppliers' party might be ending Automakers Ram hopes its diesel head start pays off as competition heightens Suppliers Magna opens $66.5-million Michigan factory geared toward cameras Cars & Concepts Acura Type S concept previews next TLX Recalls Toyota recalls popular RAV4s over backup camera problem Automakers Ford adds to transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Automakers 2020 Ram EcoDiesel starts at $51,290, claims towing crown The third-generation EcoDiesel engine, available for the first time across all Ram trims for 2020, including the off-road Rebel, produces 480 pound-feet of torque, a 14-per-cent increase from the previous engine. Horsepower increases eight per cent to 260 hp. Recalls Ford recalls more than 4,000 midsize cars in Canada over seat belt defect The glitch, which may lead to inadequate restraint in an accident, affects certain 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars. Automakers FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until year-end FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since that announcement. Recalls FCA Canada recalls 5,000 Dodge Journeys over substandard reflectors A substandard amber side reflector increases the risk of not being seen, warns Transport Canada. Executives VW Canada CEO tapped to take reins at Audi of America Daniel Weissland will take over Volkswagen Group's Audi operations in the United States on Sept. 1, about four months after Mark Del Rosso's abrupt resignation. Automakers Porsche adds hybrid option to Cayenne Coupe for 2020 The 2020 Cayenne Turbo S Coupe will be equipped with a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V-8 engine combined with an electric motor that will together deliver 670 hp and 663 pound-feet of torque, the automaker says. The 2020 Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe combines a 3.0-litre single-turbo V-6 engine and electric motor to deliver 455 hp and 516 pound-feet of torque. Automakers FCA to upgrade some Jeep Wranglers in Canada, U.S. to fix 'rare' vibration glitch The steering vibration is the subject of a lawsuit in the United States, though FCA says the problem is rare and doesn't compromise vehicle safety. Mobility Lyft says it will launch ride hailing in Vancouver by year-end The Passenger Transportation Board in B.C. has yet to unveil its final ride-hailing regulations, but a statement from Lyft, which has General Motors as a financial backer, says the company is confident its operations will begin in the province's Lower Mainland sometime this fall. Opinion Windsor, Ont., needs to honour Lee Iacocca Chief Tecumseh, General Sir Isaac Brock and Hiram Walker have been or soon will be bronzed in Windsor, Ont., so it should only be a matter of time before Lee Iacocca gets his just reward, too, right? Retail How Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia turns courtside fame into surging Hyundai sales Advertisements promoting Toronto Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia's two Hyundai dealerships and his Genesis store depict a smiling Bhatia, with one raised index finger to denote No. 1, and the other hand cradling a basketball. 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.