Getting the Lead Out
Lithium-ion battery manufacturer growing market for material handling applications.
ADAS, aerospace and defense technologies to propel HIL testing market: Study
Frost & Sullivan found that the hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing market is…
Raymond’s David Norton named a Practitioner Pros to Know
David Norton, Vice-President, Customer Solutions and Support at The…
St. Lawrence Seaway operator expects shipments to rise in 2021
(CP) The organization that oversees the St. Lawrence Seaway…
Bombardier to cut 1,600 jobs in move to reduce costs and consolidate work
(CP) MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. said Thursday it will…
Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview
Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and…
Canada Post workers self isolating after outbreak at facility in Mississauga, Ont.
(CP) MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Canada Post employees and contractors…
WestJet’s 737 Max to be first to return to Canadian skies after global grounding
(CP) WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will operate the…
GM teams up with Microsoft on driverless cars
(AP) SILVER SPRING, Md. – General Motors is teaming…
New York state wants a green energy `superhighway.’ Hydro Quebec says it can help
Hydro-Quebec wants to help New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo…
A look at new restrictions under Ontario’s stay at home order
(CP) TORONTO – Ontario has declared a state of…
Bombardier signs $721M deal with TransLink
Contract for 205 new SkyTrain cars
Volkswagen facing ‘massive’ shortage of electronic parts
Supply bottleneck caused by a shortage of semiconductor components
Clean energy group outlines path to reducing freight emissions
Pembina Institute calls for a national strategy to facilitate the shipping industry’s transition to zero-emission vehicles.
Bombardier names veteran exec Bart Demosky as CFO
Has had executive roles at Universal Rail Systems, Canadian Pacific Railway and Suncor Energy.
Two supply ships not enough to ensure Navy can resupply fleets
Documents show the federal government originally planned to buy three new joint support ships.
Ottawa to keep Boeing Max grounded for now, despite US decision
Federal Transport Minister says Canada will impose different requirements than the US before it lifts the orders.
Alstom shareholders approve $8.4B Bombardier Transportation deal
Combined company is expected to become the second-largest manufacturer of rolling stock.
Knoxville purchases up to 25 battery-electric New Flyer buses
Contract includes charging infrastructure, installation services and options for more buses.
Group calls on Trudeau to invest in low emissions transit
Government needs to act now to ensure Canadian bus makers remain in the country.
Bombardier to get less than expected in railway division sale to Alstom
Selling price falls short of $11.13 billion by $467 million of the previously announced price.
Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion
For use in bus, rail, marine, mining, construction and aerospace vehicles, plus stationary power applications.
ATS reorganizes its transportation business to mitigate COVID-19 impact
Includes the closure of facilities along with workforce reductions, primarily in Europe and Asia.
Bombardier to lay off 200 workers at Thunder Bay plant
Looking for orders as its fate to be determined with the potential purchase by Alstom.
Truckers’ fears of US pandemic trip up sector in recession
Absence of big-rig drivers has thrown up an additional barrier to fleets scrambling to meet demand for essential goods.
Bombardier Q2 net loss widens while revenues plunge due to COVID-19
Revenues for the three months ended June 30 plunged 37% to $2.7 billion from $4.3 billion a year ago
Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets
Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski helped steer Google’s self-driving car project before landing at Uber
Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet
HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel
Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto
The Canada Energy Regulator says the incident near Oakville, Ont., could potentially have resulted in fatalities and injuries
Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase
Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018
Ont govt. delivers up to $4B to support municipalities and transit
Details on specific allocations will be provided in the coming weeks
Bombardier supports assets sale for EU approval of Alstom’s takeover
Canadian transportation company reaffirms the sale remains on track to close in the first half of 2021.