Dealerships face a problem: Less land, large inventoriesJuly 15, 2018
Automakers rely more than ever on just-in-time parts delivery to build their vehicles. It's a strategy that could spill over to dealerships as some dealers grapple with reduced lot size and large inventory.
End of Ontario electric vehicle rebate program expected to hurt salesJuly 13, 2018
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's decision to cancel rebates for electric vehicles in the province is expected to have a negative effect on sales, warns the Global Automakers of Canada.
VW T-Cross: Too small for North AmericaJuly 13, 2018
It's not coming to the U.S. or Canada, but Volkswagen hopes its T-Cross small crossover will appeal to young families in urban areas almost everywhere else in the world.
Ontario to honour EV rebates until September as dealers sell off stockJuly 12, 2018
The Province of Ontario has laid out its plan to wind down the Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program, and it allows dealers and consumers to collect the rebate throughout the summer.
Canadian June sales down 1.6% as automakers face 'significant headwinds'July 4, 2018
Canadian new vehicles sales fell for the fourth consecutive month in June, down 1.6 per cent compared to last year,. The head of the Global Automakers of Canada says sales were strong but now face headwinds.
Ontario PCs officially kill cap-and-trade program and EV incentivesJuly 3, 2018
Ontario Premier Doug Ford made good on a campaign promise to cancel the province's cap-and-trade program — and with it, “all programs funded out of cap-and-trade carbon tax revenues.” The Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program is one initiative funded by cap-and-trade revenue.
Ontario planning to scrap hefty rebates on ZEVs, report saysJune 21, 2018
Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives are preparing to end the province's generous ZEV rebate program, according to a report in the Toronto Star. The program made up to $14,000 available on some vehicles.
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.