Supplier consultant Laurie Harbour says tariffs are raising tool costs for auto suppliers. Some 80 per cent of the auto industry's injection molds are traditionally produced in Canada — largely in Windsor, Ont.
The base model 2019 Lexus ES 350 with an internal-combustion engine will start at $47,075 and have three trim levels available, topping out at $61,575, shipping included, for the ultra luxury package.
The Canadian arm of Tesla, Inc., is taking the Ontario government to court, claiming it has been treated unfairly in the cancellation of a program providing rebates to residents who bought electric vehicles.
The redesigned Subaru Forester, which moves to the brand's global platform, comes with a slight price increase to go along with its bigger size and additional safety technology on most trim levels. It starts at $29,720.
Hau Thai-Tang, Ford's product development chief, said the Ford brand will have 23 nameplates five years from now, up from 20 today.
Ford is reviving the drag racing Cobra Jet for the vehicle's 50th anniversary. A Ford Canada spokeswoman would only say a limited number will be available in Canada, at a cost of US$130,000.
President Donald Trump has made no secret that he wanted NAFTA gone. A year of on-again-off-again negotiations without a clear view of an endgame has demonstrated the pact's staying power.
Canada's economic development minister won't say much, but the head of Unifor expects a federal response to U.S. auto tariffs to include many parts, such as incentives, work-sharing programs and guaranteed loans.
Canadian steel producers are laying off workers as U.S. customers scale back or cancel orders because of U.S. import charges that went into effect in June. Auto suppliers are forced to absorb the added costs.
In certain vehicles, gas bubbles can form in the brake fluid and lead to “a soft brake pedal feel."
Porsche has partnered with video-game maker Epic Games and NVIDIA, a leader in graphic processing hardware to demonstrate what they tout as a breakthrough in computer design rendering.
Spy photographers have caught a heavily camouflaged entry-level crossover planned for GMC -- it is smaller than the compact Terrain -- testing for the first time in Arizona.