Trudeau can't imagine Trump damaging U.S. by imposing auto tariffsJune 20, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can't imagine President Donald Trump will impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering the U.S. because it would lead to a self-inflicted wound on the American economy.
U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel tied to NAFTA, not national security, Ross saysJune 20, 2018
The U.S. commerce secretary says Canada is not a national security threat and that a revitalized NAFTA could make the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum go away.
BlackBerry CEO: AVs won't be commonplace for at least a decadeJune 20, 2018
BlackBerry is poised to be a major player in the emerging market for self-driving and connected cars — but it may take a decade for them to become commonplace, CEO John Chen told shareholders Wednesday.
Canada prepping 'support of auto sector' as U.S. tariffs loom, Freeland saysJune 20, 2018
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystria Freeland insists Canada has a plan to combat U.S. auto tariffs should its neighbour subject light duty vehicles to a 25 per cent import tax, but she isn't divulging details.
Fuel-cell vehicles closer to reality in Canada after B.C. hydrogen station opensJune 19, 2018
The first of six planned, publicly available hydrogen refuelling stations is now open in British Columbia, much to the delight of Hyundai, Honda and Toyota, which have plans to sell hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in Canada.
Ontario green vehicle rebate program ripe for the picking under PC ruleJune 20, 2018
If we closely read the tea leaves and review some recent history, it appears the program that provides Ontarians rebates worth up to $14,000 on certain green vehicles could be in jeopardy.
Trump 'getting there' with NAFTA while pondering bilateral deal with CanadaJune 19, 2018
President Trump said progress was being made in talks to update the NAFTA trade accord among the United States, Canada and Mexico, but he held out the prospect of creating bilateral pacts.
Canada mulls financial aid for auto firms in response to U.S. tariffs threatJune 18, 2018
Canada is considering all options, including providing financial aid to the auto industry, to cope with possible tariffs from the United States.
GM won't say what $232M to build next-gen Cadillac sedans means to OshawaJune 19, 2018
General Motors is investing $232 million in a mid-Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans. The two new cars will replace the ATS, CTS and XTS, which is built in Ontario.
U.S. auto tariffs would threaten 1 in 5 Ontario manufacturing jobs, study saysJune 18, 2018
A new analysis by TD Economics says that if the United States goes ahead with tariffs on auto imports it could cut Canadian economic growth by half a percentage point and threaten up to one in five Ontario manufacturing jobs.
Assessing the potential effects of Trump's tariffs on Canada's auto industryJune 18, 2018
If the U.S. delivers on threats to slap 25 per cent tariffs on imported vehicles and components, auto and parts makers would cut costs by laying off workers. Mexico and Canada would be hit first.
AutoCanada launches strategic review after request by activist investorJune 18, 2018
AutoCanada, the country's largest publicly traded dealership group, says its board has appointed a special committee of independent directors to review strategic alternatives following a request by an activist shareholder.