Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster
Pandemic forced auto factories and many dealerships to shut down in April and May
Magna to form joint venture with LG
Canadian auto parts maker teams up with objective to build electric car components
Almost half of Canadians would go green on next car purchase
Survey finds positive shift in consumer attitude towards hybrid and electric vehicle use.
Canadian auto sales off to ‘dream start’ in 2016
DesRosiers says overall sales improved 9.3% for best March.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Canadian auto sales cruising to a near record
1.6M sold in first 11 months, Ford with strong November sales.
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.
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.
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.
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.