Subscription Required Coronavirus 2021 Calgary international auto show cancelled due to COVID-19 Unlike Toronto and Montreal, a virtual auto show is not in the works. Subscription Required Cars & Concepts Ford F-150 hybrid to produce 430 hp, record 570 lb-ft of torque Subscription Required Executives Farley takes the reins as Ford aims to evolve with the industry Coronavirus COMPLETE COVERAGE: Coronavirus and the Canadian auto industry Subscription Required Retail Dealers want Ford to step up product rollouts Subscription Required Recalls Ford to recall 700,000 vehicles in N.A. over Magna camera defect Subscription Required Blogs What, exactly, could FCA build in Windsor, Ont.? Subscription Required Cars & Concepts Why Kia dealers have to wait a year for the 2021 Sorento hybrid Subscription Required Retail Dealer Solutions named one of Canada’s top growing companies CANADA CONVERSATIONS Canada Conversations: September 25, 2020 | VW Canada CEO Pierre Boutin on ‘the soul of brand’ and zero-emissions mobility for all Volkswagen Canada CEO Pierre Boutin talks about what the all-electric ID4 means for the brand, how the pandemic and more electrification at the automaker might affect dealers, and the need to attract more consumers to the brand in Canada. All Canada conversation podcasts Subscription Required Labour Unifor ratifies 3-year Ford deal; FCA talks start Thursday According to the union, 81 per cent of workers who voted supported the contract. Workers voted virtually on the deal Sunday through Monday morning. Subscription Required Labour Unifor seeks new models for Windsor FCA minivan plant Unifor wants as many as two new models to be built alongside the minivans at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Windsor, Ont., assembly plant, where one of three shifts was recently cut amid shrinking sales in the segment. Subscription Required Retail Dealers question spending on image programs during pandemic Tim Reuss, head of the Canadian Automobiles Dealers Association, says that tile colour isn’t exactly a priority during a pandemic. Subscription Required Automakers Nissan to bring carbon-fibre to the masses Nissan has developed a way of producing carbon-fibre components more quickly and cheaply as a step toward deploying the lightweight parts in mass-market vehicles around 2024. Subscription Required Labour Ford-Unifor deal has wage gains, bonuses, shorter grow-in period Wage gains for members include a two-year reduction in the contentious 10-year wage grow-in period, two $2,000 “inflation protection” bonuses, a $7,250 “productivity and quality bonus” and two general wage increases of 2.5 per cent for workers at the full pay rate, according to the union. Subscription Required Opinion Dias, Unifor execs should heed the call for transparency About 1,540 members have signed a petition demanding that the union post full details of tentative agreements online before a ratification vote is held. Subscription Required Coronavirus Pandemic has more young people considering vehicles, study finds The pandemic is pushing young buyers to consider buying their own vehicles to increase social distance, a study by Deloitte found. The survey also shows 78 per cent favour completing a sale at a dealership in person. Subscription Required Electric Vehicles Liberals' throne speech pledges support for ZEVs The Liberals reiterated their desire to “make zero-emissions vehicles more affordable while investing in more charging stations across the country.” Subscription Required Suppliers Suppliers association praises Ford-Unifor deal, saying it provides stability The Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association says the investment shows that Canada can position itself to produce EVs as more of them come online and provides proof that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s regional content requirements work when it comes to spurring domestic investment. Electric Vehicles ChargePoint to go public at US$2.4 billion valuation The EV charging network says it will merge with a special-purpose acquisition company and use the proceeds to expand in North America, where it has hundreds of stations in Canada, and Europe. 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.