Dealers, customers win if Bill 3 is passed in OntarioSat, 25, Feb 2017
Sometimes, a piece of proposed government legislation is a no-brainer, says editor Greg Layson.
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.
Ontario aims to ease electricity costs for auto parts suppliersThu, 23, Feb 2017
Ontario wants to ease electricity costs for auto suppliers, who pay higher rates in the province than in the 10 largest auto-producing American states.
Canadian vehicles could be affected by change to Obama's CO2 rulesWed, 22, Feb 2017
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw an Obama administration decision to lock in vehicle emission rules through 2025.
e-Golf to arrive in Canada in June with new 201-km rangeWed, 22, Feb 2017
An upgraded lithium ion battery pack and electric motor have enabled the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf to achieve the electric equivalent of a city fuel efficiency rating of 53.5 L/100km.
Time is right to 'Buy American', UAW leader tells U.S.Mon, 20, Feb 2017
America's changing political climate has created an opportunity to revive the “Buy American” movement of the past, said UAW President Dennis Williams.
Stars align for auto industry revival in Canada, says Unifor’s Jerry DiasFri, 17, Feb 2017
United States President Donald Trump's calls to renegotiate NAFTA combined with the Liberal Canadian government's friendlier approach to the auto industry could favour Canada, Unifor says.
Ontario, B.C. boost EV-buying incentivesMon, 20, Feb 2017
With a provincial election looming, the B.C. government has topped up the fund that provides incentives for those who buy zero-emission vehicles. Just one day earlier, Ontario’s government-subsidized program made a similar move
Why it took Canada so long to ban asbestosMon, 13, Feb 2017
Canada's new asbestos ban isn't expected to come into full effect until late 2018, meaning that brake pads and linings that contain the toxic material could continue to be imported until then.
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.
Canada in 'position of absolute strength' to renegotiate NAFTA, government saysThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ontario Minister of Economic Development Brad Duguid said Canada is "fortunate" to begin a NAFTA dialogue with the Trump administration "from a position of absolute strength."
CEOs brace for NAFTA changes as Trudeau and Trump meetMon, 13, Feb 2017
Canada and the U.S. have knitted together one of the world's most integrated economies since signing free trade agreements 30 years ago, trading everything from fertilizer to oil, auto parts to drugs. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Washington to meet President Donald Trump on Monday, Canadian companies are hoping it doesn't all unravel in a trade war.