ABS Friction opened and shipped a container of brake pads to Puerto Rico in 1995. In the 24 years since, the company has sent brake products to 50 countries around the world. But only since 2009 has it sold within Canada.
With fewer offerings in the sedan segment, Nissan has zeroed in on what it considers to be a missing link for Canadian buyers: all-wheel-drive cars. So Joni Paiva's confidence in the redesigned Altima sedan, which has standard AWD, is high.
Tony Joseph, president of McLaren North America, remains bullish on supercar sales and expects the continent to remain the automaker's largest market. Other aspects of McLaren business, such as aftermarket, are increasing, too.
Multiple Grammy winner Sting and the cast of his musical, The Last Ship, will be in Oshawa on Thursday to show their support for GM Oshawa workers by performing at the city’s Tribute Communities Centre.
If there's an upside to the escalating trade wars, it is that they reveal the backwardness of economic nationalism in a global age.
General Motors is on track to produce one million vehicles in Mexico next year, while its Canadian production would fall to less than 200,000 if the company proceeds with plans to close its Oshawa Assembly plant, industry figures show.
New trade deals in Asia and Europe, and $1.1 billion of government money over six years to aid expansion, are measures intended to jolt Canadian businesses, including automotive companies, into realizing they need to think globally.
CarGurus said it filed a complaint to the Competition Bureau against AutoTrader.ca, Canada’s largest auto classifieds site, alleging it employs “unfair and restrictive” syndication practices. It's just the latest dustup between the rivals.
With Unifor and General Motors both dug in over the fight for the automaker's Oshawa factory, the dispute is likely to be a drawn-out affair as the union looks to protect members' jobs —and its reputation —amid a fast-evolving auto sector.
Lincoln Motor Company of Canada Director Terry Erb unveiled the Aviator ahead of the Toronto auto show. He says the brand has dealer representation "where our competitors are not. That's probably a real advantage."
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