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Feb 15, 2019, 19:07 ET Volkswagen Canada leading the charge on sustainable mobility at The Canadian International AutoShow

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - This morning, Volkswagen Canada brought together innovative thought leaders across various fields to speak at the...


Feb 15, 2019, 16:30 ET CONSUMER WARNING - Smiths Falls Car Dealer Suspended by Regulator

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - OMVIC, Ontario's vehicle sales regulator, has ordered the IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION of 519224 Ontario LTD. o/a Tom Pirie...


Feb 15, 2019, 12:21 ET Automotive Properties REIT Announces February 2019 Distribution

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Automotive Properties Real...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:08 ET Investment in automotive innovation to make vehicles safer and create jobs for Canadians

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Self-parking, automatic braking, driverless – the vehicles of tomorrow are bound not only to be autonomous, but also...


Feb 15, 2019, 09:15 ET Rivian Announces $700M Investment Round Led By Amazon

Rivian has announced an equity investment round of $700M led by Amazon. The investment comes on the heels of Rivian's reveal of the all-electric R1T...


Feb 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Using Humour to Protect and Inform - Regulator Gets Creative to Educate Car Buyers

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Buying a vehicle, whether new or used, can be confusing—perhaps even intimidating. And while the thought of acquiring...


Feb 14, 2019, 17:07 ET The Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV makes its Canadian Premiere at the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS)

Canadian Premiere of the first fully-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz Launch of the "EQ Ready" app to help consumers understand whether they are...


Feb 14, 2019, 16:09 ET Subaru Canada Nets 2019 ALG Best Mainstream Brand for Unprecedented 5th Consecutive Win

Subaru named Best Mainstream Brand in ALG's 2019 Canadian Residual Value Awards for fifth consecutive year, something never before achieved in Canada....


Feb 14, 2019, 11:45 ET Porsche Cars Canada Ltd. announces location of its first Parts Distribution Centre

Mississauga warehouse to begin nationwide operations later this year TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Porsche announced today that its first-ever...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:45 ET Auto show debut for the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport at the 2019 CIAS

Premiere for the race car on the show circuit as well as a Canadian unveiling of the Panamera GTS in Toronto TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today,...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:02 ET Next-Generation 2020 Subaru Legacy Debuts at Canadian International AutoShow

Seventh-generation Legacy features dynamic and premium styling inside and out. Powered by an available new turbocharged 2.4-litre SUBARU BOXER engine ...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:56 ET St. Brother Andre Catholic High School students finish first and second in TADA skills competition

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Two automotive technician students from St. Brother Andre Catholic High School prevailed over 17 other high school...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:00 ET 2019 Canadian Car of the Year and 2019 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year Announced by Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

Winners announced at opening ceremony for Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Kia Stinger was...


Feb 14, 2019, 09:00 ET TRADER Corporation and Car Media 2.0 Announce Strategic Partnership & Technology Sharing Arrangement

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - TRADER Corporation and Car Media 2.0 are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership and technology sharing...


Feb 14, 2019, 08:45 ET Auto Industry and World Electric Vehicle Markets Showing Strong Growth Potentials Through 2025

Auto industry investing just may have become more sexy, for so many reason. Electric vehicles are becoming more mainstream every day, in almost every ...


Feb 14, 2019, 08:05 ET J.D. Power ranks The Co-operators highest for customer satisfaction in auto insurance in the Alberta, Ontario and the Atlantic regions

GUELPH, ON, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Co-operators has been awarded the 2019 J.D. Power awards for Canada Auto Insurance Customer Satisfaction in all ...


Feb 14, 2019, 07:00 ET Bold moves needed for Canada's auto industry, as global restructuring underway - KPMG

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's auto sector must challenge old business models and lead the charge on auto-tech innovation if it wants to...


Feb 13, 2019, 21:14 ET Next Generation of Auto Industry Talent Compete at 20th Annual Technology Automotive Competition

In the lead up to the Canadian International Auto Show, students from GTA high schools participate in annual automotive technology competition...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:27 ET Freckle IoT and Killi Footfall Report Highlights the #1 Priority for U.S. and Canadian Automotive Buyers is Price and Reliability

Freckle IoT, in partnership with Killi released a new quarterly footfall report – Path to Purchase: Automotive – for the U.S. and Canadian markets...


Feb 13, 2019, 11:19 ET Larry Hutchinson: "The pod people are forgetting that driving is fun"

Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada addresses key Canadian automotive industry influencers at annual stakeholder dinner TORONTO, Feb....


Feb 13, 2019, 11:00 ET Auto Financial Group Maintains Strong Growth in Q4 2018

Auto Financial Group (AFG), one of the nation's leading sources of residual based financing and vehicle remarketing for financial institutions,...


Feb 13, 2019, 07:15 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - High school students show off their automotive expertise at the Canadian International AutoShow/

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Automotive tech students from 17 Ontario high schools will test their knowledge and mechanical aptitude in a...


Feb 13, 2019, 07:12 ET Are drivers in denial? Only 43 per cent of Ontarians admit to being distracted drivers

New research finds that highway drivers are the biggest distracted driving offenders THORNHILL, ON, Feb. 13, 2019 New research released today by CAA...


Feb 13, 2019, 05:40 ET Auto Insurers Seize Growth Opportunities by Offering Financial and Insurance Tools over Digital Platforms

The average investment in fintech by automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) is forecast to grow from $16 million in 2016 to $230 million...


Feb 12, 2019, 18:06 ET ARBOC awarded a State contract for up to 500 Spirit of Equess medium-duty buses for the State of Florida

MIDDLEBURY, IN, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - (TSX: NFI) ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC® ("ARBOC"), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. ("NFI"), the largest...