A Ford GT supercar, hand-built by Multimatic Inc., and a Quebec-made steam buggy from 1867 are part of a prominent display at a renovated Ottawa museum focused on technology.
The success or failure of Ford rests in the bed of its F-series pickups, Ford's most profitable vehicle and one of the most popular vehicle in the world. It's been the top-selling pickup in Canada for 50 years.
Ford said its third-quarter net income rose 63 per cent to US$1.6 billion, helped by foreign tax credits and strong light-truck sales in North America. Ford's revenue, pretax profit and operating margin all increased.
Ford is recalling about 73,000 Transit vans quipped with a trailer-tow module in North America. About 8,400 of the affected vehicles are in Canada, where two caught fire.
Major automakers, suppliers and auto dealers launched a new coalition Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA.
Four top executives are leaving Ford as CEO Jim Hackett reshapes his leadership team to make the automaker more competitive. The company's heads of global marketing, quality, human resources and strategy will depart between now and the end of the year. Among those being promoted in their place is Kumar Galhotra, president of the Lincoln brand, who will add the title of chief marketing officer.
Ford Motor Co. is offering a variety of upgrades to the freshened 2018 Mustang, but some of them won't be available in Canada until the 2019 model rolls out.
Ford said it will offer free repairs to North American owners of more than 1.4 million Explorer SUVs — 84,000 in Canada — to help ensure that carbon monoxide and other exhaust gases cannot get into the vehicles.
Ford CEO Jim Hackett outlined sweeping changes that include reallocating US$7 billion from cars to SUVs, crossovers and trucks, speeding up vehicle development, slashing costs by US$14 billion and building Internet connectivity into its full U.S. lineup within two years.
Ford is delivering the new Ford GT supercar to Canadian customers this month and next, but won't say how many were sold in Canada.
After quietly evaluating Ford's operations since taking over as CEO in May, Jim Hackett is expected to start laying out his plan for the automaker during a meeting with Wall Street next week.
Ford leads Canada in utility-vehicle sales, but currently leaves “white space” to its competitors that it intends to fill with three vehicles coming to market over the next three years, says one executive.