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News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 20, 2016  

Almost half of Canadians would go green on next car purchase

Survey finds positive shift in consumer attitude towards hybrid and electric vehicle use.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
April 4, 2016  

Canadian auto sales off to ‘dream start’ in 2016

DesRosiers says overall sales improved 9.3% for best March.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 17, 2015  

BBC’s ‘Top Gear’ to return after scandal plagued Clarkson exit

Radio and TV personality Chris Evans has signed a three-year deal to lead a new lineup for the hit car show.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations
April 2, 2014  

Light vehicle sales flat in March amid increase in truck sales, drop in cars

The March results brought national year-to-date sales to 358,392 units, or up 0.9%.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
January 15, 2014  

GM benefiting from giving engineers greater sway, new product chief says

Mark Reuss says the automaker will continue to crank out winning vehicles with incoming CEO Mary Barra leading the charge.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 4, 2013  

UAW, VW meet to discuss union representation at Tennessee plant: report

UAW president Bob King has said that organizing plants of foreign-based automakers is crucial to the union’s survival.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 7, 2013  

New Ford plants unlikely despite sales increase, manufacturing head says

Jim Tetreault says the company needs to squeeze more cars and trucks out of existing factories.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
April 29, 2013  

Chrysler profits fall 65% on lower shipments, launches of key vehicles

Company attributes decline to the end of production of the Jeep Liberty SUV at a factory in Ohio.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 4, 2012  

Canadian auto sales cruising to a near record

1.6M sold in first 11 months, Ford with strong November sales.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
November 15, 2012  

GM, ABB demonstrate Chevy Volt battery reuse unit

Used Volt battery packs are packaged into modular unit that provides up to two hours of off-grid electricity.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2012  

Ford offers $50,000, new car vouchers to encourage early retirements

Automaker is looking for ways to bring its 800 workers on layoff back to work.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
March 22, 2012  

Ford lays the foundation for a $1B factory in India

Ford Motor Co. laid the cornerstone for a new $1 billion dollar factory in India on March 22, pressing ahead with expansion plans despite an uncertain outlook for Asia’s No. 3 economy where growth in car sales has recently waned.

News Production
July 18, 2011  

Cars sales down in May, 10% rebound for June

Canada’s vehicle sales dropped in May erasing gains made over the past four months, but preliminary data for June points to a rebound.