Ontario passes new labour laws auto suppliers have fought againstNov. 22
Ontario has passed a bill raising minimum wage to $15 an hour and increasing pay for part-time workers, changes some in the auto parts industry say make the province a more expensive place to operate.
Canadian CEOs urge Trudeau to back Pacific Rim trade pactNov. 22
Canadian CEOs, including Linamar's Linda Hasenfratz, want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to nail down and implement an 11-nation Pacific Rim trade deal, as government holds out in hopes of changes.
Magna balances core business and demand for AV, EV technologyNov. 20
Canada's Magna International is aggressively pursuing the new technologies automakers need for autonomous and electric vehicles, but CEO Don Walker says the supplier can't forget its core business.
In-demand tech puts wary suppliers on guard, study findsNov. 13
That trust that automakers have worked so hard to rekindle among their parts suppliers? It's slipping away again.
Ghosn's ace for growth: SuppliersNov. 20
Carlos Ghosn has big visions for the growth of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. And to make it happen, he knows he must lean on parts suppliers like never before.
Linamar exposed, Magna not so much, to U.S. NAFTA auto threatNov. 16
If approved as part of a new NAFTA, a U.S. proposal that half of all parts and vehicles that cross borders under the pact be made in America could affect Canadian parts makers to varying degrees.
Mahindra plant in Michigan spells opportunity for Canadian suppliersNov. 3
Canadian suppliers employ more than 15,000 people in 50 plants in Michigan and a new Mahindra & Mahindra assembly plant there represents a great opportunity for their American — and possibly Ontario — operations.
Magna Q3 earnings flat on challenges at European plantsNov. 9
Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. said third-quarter profits were flat despite rising revenue as the company was hampered by challenges at two newly acquired European plants.
Linamar Q3 profit down on declining N.A. market, exchange ratesNov. 8
Canadian parts supplier Linamar Corporation reported lower third-quarter net earnings of $107.3 million, down 12.2 per cent over the same quarter last year.
Forum asks: What's next for NAFTA?Oct. 30
Can NAFTA be saved? If so, how? If not, what's next? Automotive News will explore these questions in a high-level forum for automakers and suppliers Nov. 8 in Detroit.
How Canada's Martinrea became one of the world's biggest suppliersOct. 30
Martinrea's goal is to be so effective and productive that heads of automaker assembly plants don’t even know certain parts were produced by the company, the CEO says.
Ballard revenue gain to fuel auto acquisitionsNov. 2
Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard Power Systems reported a third-quarter revenue increase of 54 per cent and says it sees more opportunities in the automotive and drone markets.