Ontario government invests in auto parts companies
The Ontario government is investing $10 million in auto…
FedDev Ontario invests in Valbruna ASW Inc.
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Bell and Honda Canada partnership
Bell and Honda Canada have agreed to a partnership…
Mercedes-Benz Canada reveals the She’s Mercedes Power Suit project
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GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely
(AP) DETROIT – General Motors says it’s looking for…
February auto sales down from year ago due to lockdowns and supply chain disruptions
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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.
Unifor, GM reach tentative labour deal after extending negotiation
Deal recommended for 1,700 members working at GM plants in St. Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock.
Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon
There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.
Fiat Chrysler hires 4,100 Detroit residents for new plant
Part of a development deal with the city for the land where Mack assembly plant is being built.
Cymat and Tesseract co-operate on aluminum foam use
SmartMetal used in combination with a high-strength aluminum skin for crash energy absorption.
Magna CEO Walker to retire at end of 2020, Seetarama Kotagiri up next
Kotagiri, currently Magna’s president, has more than 25 years of automotive industry experience, 21 years with the company.
FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for EVs
Deal adds about 2,000 new jobs by 2024, helping the company bounce back from staffing cuts over recent months.
[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.
Knoxville purchases up to 25 battery-electric New Flyer buses
Contract includes charging infrastructure, installation services and options for more buses.
Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville
More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.
[UPDATED] Feds, Ontario ante up $590M for EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant
Funding is part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion.
Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant
Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.