N.A. auto plant for Magna Steyr?Aug. 13, 2018
Global manufacturer Magna International might consider a North American assembly plant in the next few years.
Suppliers look for ways around tariffs -- some pushing legal boundariesAug. 13, 2018
As the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum products begin to impact bottom lines, auto suppliers are taking actions to sidestep the impact -- all proactive, but some on the outside of legality.
Parts makers cool to Ottawa's pitch for overseas trade missionAug. 13, 2018
Canada's auto parts suppliers can bolster their defences against U.S. protectionism by conquering new markets in Asia and Europe, the federal government recently told industry executives.
Magna says Q2 net income rises 13%, lowers production forecast for tariffsAug. 8, 2018
Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc., lowered its full-year production forecast for North America, hurt, in part, by tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
A cautionary question: Does nationality matter?Aug. 13, 2018
PwC's automotive leader, Dietmar Ostermann, makes the point that as automakers compete through innovation, supplier nationality still matters.
Mexico 'very close' on NAFTA issues with the U.S., minister saysAug. 10, 2018
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Toyota Canada aggressively hunting for vehicles with Takata airbag inflatorsAug. 8, 2018
Toyota Canada has launched an aggressive campaign to encourage thousands of owners to bring their vehicles in for service to have potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators replaced.
Time for automakers to tap the brakes on self-driving car technologyAug. 7, 2018
Is any C-level executive at an automaker going to have the guts to put the brakes on autonomous driving r&d? I doubt it.
Canadian retailer HGreg.com expands in U.S.July 28, 2018
A Canadian auto retailer is growing its network of used-vehicle stores in Florida, and expansion into other states could be on the horizon eventually.
Martinrea is bigger, but the goal is to be betterAug. 3, 2018
Martinrea International Inc.'s years-long acquisition spree has cooled. The company, which quickly grew to become Canada's third-largest auto supplier by acquiring companies in aluminum, metallics and fluid-management systems, is content with what it has.
Magna exec touts 'scalable building blocks' for future powertrainsAug. 2, 2018
Despite conflicting global emissions regulations and consumer demands, automakers can profitably deliver vehicles with as many as 50 powertrain combinations, says a top Magna executive.
Suppliers are lining up for 2019 PACE AwardsJuly 30, 2018
PACE awards went home with 14 suppliers this year. More suppliers are lining up to try in 2019.