Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architectureMarch 22, 2018
Jaguar Land Rover and Canadian tech giant BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crashMarch 21, 2018
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second before the crash occurred.
Cadillac readies exclusive twin-turbo, 4.2-liter V-8March 21, 2018
Cadillac, for the first time in 26 years, will have an exclusive engine -- a 4.2-litre twin-turbo V-8, making good on a 2016 promise by brand President Johan de Nysschen.
Nissan makes changes to North American executive teamMarch 20, 2018
Nissan North American has elevated several of its top U.S. sales executives to new posts as part of a larger refresh of its North American management ranks. The changes affect the chain of command in Canada.
Honda Canada ups size, price of Accord Hybrid for 2018 model yearMarch 20, 2018
Honda Canada has increased the price of its base-model Accord Hybrid by about $2,000 for the 2018 model year. A change in battery location has allowed the automaker to include a 60/40-split rear seat.
Self-driving technology faces critical test after first deathMarch 20, 2018
The first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle is shaping up as the first significant test of how policymakers and the public will respond to self-driving technology.
Magna Steyr will build BMW, Toyota sports carsMarch 20, 2018
Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr, a division of Canada's Magna International, will build two new sports cars jointly developed by BMW and Toyota, industry sources said.
Uber halts AV tests in Toronto after company's driverless car kills pedestrian in Ariz.March 19, 2018
Uber has voluntarily stopped testing autonomous vehicles in Toronto after one of the ride-hailing service's driverless vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz.
Scott Bell GM Canada's new VP-marketing; John Roth to run Africa-Middle EastMarch 19, 2018
Scott Bell will replace John P. Roth, currently General Motors Canada's vice president of marketing, sales and service, effective June 1, the automaker said today. Roth will run GM Africa and Middle East.
Carproof rebranding as Carfax CanadaMarch 19, 2018
Vehicle history provider Carproof is changing its name to Carfax Canada to more closely align with its corporate sibling in the United States.
GM Canada on the hunt for tech engineersMarch 19, 2018
GM Technical Centre Director Brian Tossan says the Markham, Ont., centre is about halfway towards its goal of hiring 700 engineers. The centre develops infotainment systems, active safety systems, and AV software and controls.
EV demand has battery makers descending on Canadian cobalt developersMarch 19, 2018
Nervous Asian battery makers are turning to early-stage cobalt projects in Australia and Canada to lock in supplies of the critical battery ingredient ahead of expected shortages as demand for electric vehicles revs up.