General Motors Canada and Unifor are squaring off before the Ontario Labour Relations Board about whether union workers have engaged in illegal strikes as part of a campaign to stop the closure of GM's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.
The valves within the 2009 Murano's ABS hydraulic control units may react with brake fluids containing specific corrosion preventative additives.
GM Canada is officially launching the service this week through the owner's vehicle app for each of its four brands, following a beta release in mid-December.
GM Canada Travis Hester spoke with BNN Bloomberg's Paul Bagnell at the Canadian International AutoShow to discuss the company's growing focus on technology and why the company is high on Canada.
Following a significant sales decline for the Acadia in 2018, GMC plans to get the large crossover "back on track" with a substantial freshening for the 2020 model year that includes updated styling and new transmission and engine offerings. U.S. sales were down about 20 per cent last year while Canadian sales fell four per cent.
Toyota Canada President Larry Hutchinson expects the upcoming hybrid version of the RAV4 to make up more than 20 per cent of the crossover's total sales. A new platform, a new sport model, and value will be key drivers, he says.
As the new North American trade pact awaits ratification, automakers are examining how the deal’s content and labour requirements might affect how they source their parts. In Canada, it could be the Japan-based automakers that have the biggest decisions to make with their supply chains.
Canadian industry executives gathered in Toronto for the Canadian International AutoShow grappled with the future of auto shows, which they said are becoming more retail-oriented and less focused on flashy reveals and media event.
Some U.S. politicians believe Canada won’t advance legislation to ratify the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement if the steel and aluminum tariffs remain in place.
Ford's global operations boss Joe Hinrichs says North America must maintain a strong auto industry to take on China and the European Union. Plus, Hinrichs discusses capacity calls, avoiding surprises and Canadian memories.
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