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News Automotive General
January 6, 2021  

Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster

Pandemic forced auto factories and many dealerships to shut down in April and May

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

Auto sales plunged 48% in March from last year due to outbreak

Started to dive as provinces declared states of emergency, dealerships voluntarily shut down.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 22, 2019  

Toyota, Panasonic announce joint venture for green auto batteries

Automaker will take a 51% stake in the venture, which will be running by the end of 2020.

News Automotive General
July 25, 2018  

GM seeing commodity costs rise in trade war, cuts outlook

Automaker’s take on the year ahead dragged down shares of the entire auto sector.

News Automotive General
July 9, 2018  

Appeals court approves US$10B Volkswagen emissions deal

VW agreed to spend up to US$10 billion compensating owners of roughly 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 20, 2018  

Trudeau can’t imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffs

Will focus on continuing to advance the argument current and future tariffs are bad for both countries.

News Automotive General
June 6, 2018  

VW exec reinstated after probe of discredited monkey trials

Automaker exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust; now says it “emphatically rejects” tests on animals.

News Automotive General
May 28, 2018  

Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before Utah crash

The crash occurred May 11 in suburban Salt Lake City. The car’s semi-autonomous driving aid was engaged at the time.