Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster
Pandemic forced auto factories and many dealerships to shut down in April and May
Magna to collaborate with Fisker
Complements EV platform sharing, vehicle engineering and manufacturing cooperation
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot shareholders approve merger
Taking on an enormous technological shift in auto industry
Tesla’s annual sales up 36%
But, electric car firm falls short of delivery goal
GM opens 3D printing facility in Detroit
General Motors announced the opening of the 15,000-square-foot Additive…
Linamar fined $200K after unprotected worker hit by furnace fireball
Labour Ministry says the worker was not wearing protective clothing or a shield, in violation of the law
Volkswagen facing ‘massive’ shortage of electronic parts
Supply bottleneck caused by a shortage of semiconductor components
Ontario supporting laid-off auto workers in Windsor
Action centre provides employment services and training to those who lost their jobs
Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles
E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.
Honda recalls 130,000 vehicles in Canada
Models impacted include: Fit, Accord, Civic, Insight and Acura ILX
Auto sector slow to hire back in Q3 as manufacturers lagged
Jobs in many parts of the auto industry still down by double digits in the summer compared with 2019.
Indian auto parts company expanding operations to Ontario
Plastic Component Industries will invest $4 million in the new facility.
Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden
Most automakers want one national standard so they don’t have to build two versions of each vehicle.
Auto sales fall 10.4% in November as COVID-19 restrictions return
128,351 cars and trucks were sold, down 10.4% from a year ago.
Researcher develops innovative way to look inside lithium ion batteries
Rapid testing of the particles inside a lithium ion battery at the nano scale wins Audrey Taylor a Mitacs award.