Auto sales to dip in 2018, missing 6th consecutive recordFeb. 23, 2018
While record-setting January sales of 117,797 set the bar for an annualized 2.1 million units sold in 2018, Scotiabank expects sales to soften as the year goes on, missing another record.
Hyundai Canada to sell outgoing Santa Fe along redesigned 2019 modelFeb. 23, 2018
Hyundai Canada will continue to offer the seven-seat, V6 Santa Fe XL even as the redesigned 2019 models hit the market. The new seven-seater will only be available with a diesel engine.
Ontario, Quebec premiers plead Washington to end NAFTA uncertaintyFeb. 23, 2018
The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces are in Washington pleading for a modernized NAFTA that ends the trade uncertainty that currently exists on the continent.
GM to hire at Oshawa plant despite current production decline, Unifor saysFeb. 22, 2018
General Motors Canada will likely hire fewer people than originally thought at its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant as a result of cutbacks in car production, a local Unifor official said.
Ontario wants $1.26B from feds to offset auto losses caused by TPPFeb. 22, 2018
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the newly agreed-to TPP will harm the auto industry, so she wants the federal government to give the sector $1.26 billion over the next 10 years to offset any losses.
Audi's integrated toll collection coming to U.S., but not Canada, yetFeb. 22, 2018
Audi will begin integrating toll payment technology into its vehicles in the U.S. this year that will let drivers pay tolls without needing an additional device. While the technology works on some Canadian roads, it's not available there.
Ford picks Kumar Galhotra to replace Raj Nair as North America chiefFeb. 22, 2018
Ford tapped Kumar Galhotra, a company veteran who steered the Lincoln luxury brand back to respectability, to replace Raj Nair, who was ousted after an internal investigation uncovered "inappropriate behaviour," as its president of North America.
Magna Q4 sales up on BMW, Jaguar launchesFeb. 22, 2018
Canadian supplier Magna International Inc. on Thursday reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, driven by higher sales in Europe and the launch of new cars for BMW and Jaguar.
Raj Nair leaves Ford over 'inappropriate behaviour'Feb. 21, 2018
Raj Nair, president of Ford's North American operations, has left the automaker after complaints of "inappropriate behaviour," Ford said. The company did not divulge the nature of Nair's behaviour.
Canada's auto sector worried new TPP will hurt NAFTA talksFeb. 21, 2018
Under the TPP, total imports from the U.S. are projected to fall by $3.3 billion, led by a drop in automotive products imports. Canada's parts association says that could be bad for NAFTA talks.
A rushed NAFTA will lead to 'fatal mistakes,' Canadian suppliers toldFeb. 21, 2018
The president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association says a “win-win-win is practically impossible” under a new NAFTA, but “new balance” is possible.
Uber Canada will force drivers to take a break after 12 straight hoursFeb. 21, 2018
A new policy being rolled out by Uber the week of Feb. 26 will be enforced through the company's ride-hailing app, which will block drivers from accepting customers after 12 hours of consecutive work.