Business and Finance
Waymo's first commercial self-driving service launches in Phoenix todayDec. 5
Waymo, the subsidiary spun from Google to handle autonomous driving, today started offering commercial service with its self-driving, Canada-made Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans. The service is called Waymo One.
Unifor calls for boycott of GM vehicles if automaker closes Oshawa plantDec. 5
Unifor Local 222, which represents hourly workers at the factory, is asking owners of GM vehicles to display lawn signs calling for a boycott. The signs read: "If GM pulls out of Oshawa, this is the last GM vehicle I buy."
Ford CEO discounts job-cut report, promises more news this weekDec. 5
Toyota's Lentz still bullish, but concerned about 'crazy' trade implicationsDec. 5
GM Canada CEO says hiring to continue despite Oshawa plan, CBC reportsDec. 4
November sales fall 8.2% as worries mountDec. 3
VW says the next generation of cars with combustion engines will be its lastDec. 4
2020 Chevy Silverado HD diverges from smaller siblingDec. 4
General Motors is further differentiating the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD from its smaller sibling. The redesigned HD pickup's grille features a flow-through "CHEVROLET" similar to some models of the Silverado 1500.
Interest rate hikes hurting car sales, Canadian economyDec. 4
Unlike 2008, GM cutting jobs, plants proactivelyDec. 3
On the day CEO Mary Barra outlined the largest round of job cuts and plant shutdowns in nearly a decade, General Motors also was having an orientation for new hires. Shrinking its employee ranks is part of its plan for the next economic downturn and the future, but GM also is working to change the makeup of the work force that remains.
Chinese automaker BYD suspends plan for Canada plantNov. 23
New Toyota platform helps unshackle RAV4Nov. 25
Chief engineer Yoshikazu Saeki said he wanted to bring the latest RAV4 back to the essence of a utility vehicle: a multipurpose option that can handle adverse road conditions and still make its passengers feel safe.