Technology High-tech cars, partnerships driving BlackBerry’s rebirth, exec says Investments by the auto sector in autonomous technology are paying dividends for the once-struggling smartphone company. Technology Blackberry shapes the young minds of anti-hackers Retail Tim Lamb Group brings dealer brokerage firm to Canada Automakers Canadian legislators to grill GM brass about Oshawa on Tuesday Retail Driven to be dealers: 60 years in, the Steins are still going strong Automakers New Cadillac CT5 kicks off overhaul of cluttered sedan lineup Automakers Tesla Model Y joins EV battlefield Suppliers VIDEO: What Linamar's CEO wants to see in the federal budget Automakers Toyota 'considering production of a new model in Canada' Trade and Tariffs USMCA supporters launch U.S. TV ad campaign pushing for ratification A new ad campaign by the "Pass USMCA Coalition" promotes what the group sees as the deal's economic benefits. The initial 30-second TV ad is set to run for three weeks in two states and Washington, D.C. Automakers 84,000 Canadian Honda, Acura vehicles with Takata airbags recalled again The vehicles involved were previously repaired using specific Takata desiccated replacement inflators or entire replacement airbag modules containing these inflators. Automakers Mitsubishi Canada CEO Tony Laframboise retiring March 31 Mitsubishi Canada President and CEO Tony Laframboise will retire on March 31, the company said Monday in a statement. His replacement isn’t yet known. Trade and Tariffs Lengthy tariff fight leads Canada to fund smaller metals firms Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Monday Canada will make available $100 million in “non-repayable contributions” to small- and medium-sized steel and aluminum manufacturers. Opinion Multilingual dealership speaks the language of today's customers Smart businesses, like Roadsport Honda in Toronto, are ensuring that language is never a barrier for aspiring Canadians. Automakers Tesla walks back its plan to close most showrooms Tesla is walking back its plan to close most retail stores worldwide in a move the company says will force it to raise prices on most of its electric vehicles. The automaker currently has just 10 stores in Canada. Retail THE UNOBVIOUS ONES: From cosmetics to waxing cars Reanne Rizzuto used to sell cosmetics before seamlessly transitioning to auto detailing; David Robins says vehicle valuation requires his analytical skills; and Daniel Da Silva leads by getting ‘into the trenches.’ They are this month’s Unobvious Ones. Retail Canadian Ford dealers look to new CEO Dean Stoneley for continuity Ford dealers hope newly appointed Canada CEO Dean Stoneley — who is a Canadian — will remain at the helm longer than his predecessor, especially as the company undergoes a US $11-billion global restructuring and revamps its product lineup. Automakers Alfa Romeo recalls 1,600 vehicles in Canada; cruise control can go haywire The adaptive cruise control in the affected vehicles might not stop working even when a driver taps the brakes. In some cases, the vehicles might accelerate. Retail Auto loan delinquency rate now highest since Great Recession The percentage of outstanding auto loan balances that are 90 days past due has reached its highest level since the peak of the Great Recession, according to Equifax Canada. 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.