Carbon taxes cause gas prices to rise, won't affect auto sales, says economistFri, 24, Feb 2017
Overall gasoline prices in Canada rose 20.6 per cent in January, the biggest monthly increase since September 2011. It didn't stop people from buying trucks in big numbers.
Slow new-vehicle sales in December drag down Canadian retail numbersThu, 23, Feb 2017
A 0.5 per cent decrease in overall Canadian retail sales in December, the biggest drop in nine months, was in part due to slow new-vehicle sales.
Ford sides with Google: Fully autonomous vehicles should be the goalFri, 17, Feb 2017
Engineers monitoring Ford's self-driving cars are dozing off. So, Ford will remove the need for humans by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from driverless cars set to debut in 2012.
Record sales mask serious market issuesMon, 13, Feb 2017
The Canadian International Auto Show can provide a bit of a reality check on industry health.
No matter how good it is, the Bolt relies on government incentivesMon, 13, Feb 2017
With a gross profit margin of about $3,000 per Chevrolet Bolt, dealerships won't have much leeway for deal making on the first mass-produced “affordable” all-electric car.
CUV craze bleeding small-sedan marketMon, 13, Feb 2017
Canadian buyers are flocking to compact utility vehicles and automakers are rushing to give them what they want.
B.C. government adds $40 million to EV incentive fundSat, 04, Feb 2017
The B.C. government has added to the fund that provides incentives for those who buy zero-emission vehicles, promising to spend $40 million over three years through the Clean Energy Vehicle Program.
Waymo test vehicles are requiring less human intervention, Calif. DMV saysThu, 02, Feb 2017
Waymo's self-driving test vehicles are relying less on humans and are miles ahead of the pack when it comes to driver takeover rates, requiring a human take the wheel at about one-thousandth the rate of some competitors.
Just try sticking a digital brochure to a wallWed, 01, Feb 2017
Some of us still like to take physical brochures home and put them on the wall. Others collect them like ticket stubs, which, by the way, are also fading away.
Mercedes models join Car2Go vehicle-sharing fleets in Toronto, VancouverMon, 30, Jan 2017
Car2Go has added the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA to its North American fleet, starting Monday in Austin, Texas; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; and the Washington, D.C., area. In Canada, Car2Go members in Toronto and Vancouver will be able to use CLAs and GLAs starting in early February.
Toyota loses global sales crown to VW as U.S. trade barriers loomMon, 30, Jan 2017
Toyota lost its title as the world's best-selling automaker to VW Group, ending the Japanese company's four-year reign, as demand for its flagship Camry sedan waned in the United States and sales in China expanded at a slower pace than the overall market.