GM to Build Commercial EV in Ontario
General Motors is bringing production of its BrightDrop…
Revamped Detroit plant to start making new Jeep
Revamped vehicle will roll off the assembly line at a restored Detroit factory complex by March 31
Canadian auto sales fell 19.7% in 2020
Decline measured from a year earlier; lowest level in a decade
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
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
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.
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.
Quebec to ban sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035
$6.7-billion plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will also pay for more electric charging stations and convert buildings to electric heating.
Auto industry has hit trough from COVID-19: Linamar CEO
Hasenfratz says auto sales have bounced back from Q2 lows, although still dragging from the pandemic.