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Vancouver couple leases first fuel cell Hyundai Tucson in Canada

3:18 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2015

At the Toronto auto show Thursday, Hyundai introduced its new Tucson fuel cell vehicle -- and the car's first Canadian buyers. Hyundai bills the crossover as the first fuel cell vehicle available for lease by average consumers in Canada. But there are a number of caveats....
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Ford F-150, Subaru Legacy capture top honors in Canada

2:20 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2015

The Ford F-150 claimed another major award today when it was named 2015 Canadian Truck of the Year at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. Subaru captured the Canadian Car of the Year honor for the first time since the award started in 1987 with the redesigned Legacy sedan....
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Mexico auto output, exports rise in January

3:18 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015

Mexico auto production and exports rose to record levels for the month of January, the Mexican Auto Industry Association said today, boosted by strong demand in the United States and Canada....
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U.S. auto exports hit record in 2014

3:02 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2015

U.S. exports of automotive parts and vehicles soared 4.5 percent to $159.5 billion in 2014, breaking a record for the fourth straight year....
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Ontario sells last GM shares for $875 million

7:14 am U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2015

Ontario’s government sold its last remaining General Motors shares acquired during the automaker’s 2009 bailout, saying it would invest the $875 million of proceeds in an infrastructure fund....
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Trucks propel Detroit 3 to gains in Canada; Toyota sets Jan. record

2:02 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2015

The top auto companies sold more vehicles in Canada last month than a year ago, according to industry data released on Tuesday, with Chrysler Canada leading the pack as the top-selling carmaker for January....
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Ford offers Canadian dealers DMS help

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015

Ford Motor Co. is offering help to its dealers in Canada potentially left in the lurch by Dealertrack Technologies' recent decision to discontinue selling its dealer management systems in Canada....
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Supplier Linamar to add 1,200 jobs, invest $425 million

10:46 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2015

Canadian supplier Linamar will add up to 1,200 jobs at a plant in Guelph, Ontario, developing fuel-efficient transmissions, with 10 percent of the new investment paid by the Canadian government....
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Toyota to build more SUVs as U.S. demand provides edge over VW

7:56 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2015

Toyota will build more SUVs this year at factories in Japan and Canada to meet rising US demand, the carmaker’s top North American executive said....
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Magna forecasts surprise fall in 2015 revenue

9:22 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2015

Canadian supplier Magna International forecast a surprise fall in fiscal 2015 revenue, hurt by falling sales in its production and contract manufacturing businesses....
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Dealertrack will pull DMS in Canada

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Dealertrack Technologies has decided to stop selling dealer management systems to dealers in Canada, forcing its current 130 dealer customers to find alternative vendors....
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FCA's planned 90-day Windsor shutdown could squeeze dealer supplies of minivans

4:41 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015

A planned three-month shutdown of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Windsor, Ontario, assembly plant starting in mid-February could leave dealers scrambling to find minivans. But Reid Bigland, the automaker's head of US sales as well as the head of FCA Canada, said dealers will have sufficient inventory during the shutdown to prepare for the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country....
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16,531,070 U.S. sales -- and a near-perfect guess from Canada

1:42 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015

Never underestimate the value of an email. And an educated guess. At least if you're Amanda Morvan, general manager of O'Regan's Kia Dartmouth in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia....
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Ford fends off Chrysler to keep Canadian crown

11:02 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Automakers boosted their Canadian sales in December by 16 percent, and Ford held on to the top sales spot for the full year despite a late surge by FCA's Canadian unit. Total industry sales last year rose 6 percent to 1.8 million vehicles, according to results tabulated today by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc....
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Nissan tops 100,000 sales in Canada for first time, gains market share

2:02 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2014

Nissan said its sales in Canada have reached a record-breaking 100,000 new vehicles this year....
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Chrysler closes in on Ford in Canada

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

Chrysler Canada gained on Ford's Canadian unit for the second month in a row in November, pulling within 920 vehicles of the sales leader....
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Canada helped bail out GM, Chrysler with incomplete information, auditor finds

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2014

Canada had limited information about the restructuring plans of GM and Chrysler Group when the government approved a $12.1 billion bailout for the automakers in 2009, federal auditors said....
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GM names Stephen Carlisle to head Canada unit

3:51 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

General Motors today named Stephen Carlisle the new president and managing director for GM Canada as the company’s current chief for Canada, Kevin Williams, prepares for retirement at year's end....
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Honda Canada to invest $750 million in Ontario plants

12:33 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2014

Honda's Canadian unit said today it plans to invest C$857 million ($750 million) over three years to upgrade manufacturing plants in Alliston, Ontario, which will be the global lead for production of the next-generation Honda Civic....
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Canada sets more auto sales records in October

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Automakers in Canada enjoyed another strong sales month in October as the market moved into the home stretch of what is shaping up to be a record-breaking year....
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Ford snubs bid to divert Mexico investment to Canada, union says

1:38 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014

Ford has rejected a proposal to invest in engine plants in Windsor, Ontario, and decided to put the money in Mexico as the automaker originally planned, the head of Canada's autoworkers' union said....
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Mexico auto output, exports rise in September

11:35 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Mexican auto production and exports rose in September compared with the same month last year, the Mexican Auto Industry Association said on Monday....
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Ford to add 1,000 jobs at Canada plant making redesigned 2015 Edge

7:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

As it prepares to launch the redesigned 2015 Edge crossover for global markets, Ford will add more than 1,000 jobs at its Oakville Assembly plant in Canada....
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Canadian sales drive toward record

2:51 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Auto sales in Canada headed toward an all-time annual high after a number of automakers broke September sales records....
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Magna unit to acquire closures supplier Techform

12:55 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Magna International's closures unit plans to acquire Techform Group, a supplier of hinges, door locking rods and other closure products. Terms of the deal, expected to be completed early this month, were undisclosed....
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