Auto Industry Canada

With Each Deal, More Canadian Jobs Are Secured

Jerry Dias | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

The stability of the auto industry in Canada became much more secure this week with Unifor's new collective agreement with Fiat-Chrysler. The job we set for ourselves last summer to establish a strong footprint for the entire auto industry in this country for the next generation, is not done yet. We still have a deal to negotiate with Ford.

Ontario's Auto-Industry Crisis Was Worse Than Alberta Oil Crash: Feds

CP | Andy Blatchford and Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Business

Failure of automakers would have had a "ripple effect."

GM's Canadian Hiring Spree Is About Self-Driving Cars

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Business

GM plans to create 700 new engineering jobs in Canada.

This May Be The Best News Canada's Auto Workers Have Had In Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Business

GM is going on an R&D hiring spree.

Trudeau Pitches Japanese Automakers On Canada

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Business

No dice, so far.

Ford Canada CEO: TPP 'Will Have No Positive Outcome' For Industry

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2017 | Canada Business

Dianne Craig says the TPP will harm Canada's auto industry.

Canadians Bought Record Number Of New Cars In 2015

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Business

Flat car prices and lower gas prices certainly helped.

Canada To Become Toyota's Hub For Making SUVs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Business

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Toyota Canada's manufacturing complex in Cambridge, Ont., will build the RAV4 compact sport vehicle, providing some certainty abo...

Canadian Union: 'Outrageous' TPP Deal Will Cost 20,000 Jobs

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Canadian auto workers' union Unifor predicts that 20,000 auto industry jobs could be lost as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

Canada's Largest Union Slams Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

CBC | Posted 09.11.2016 | Canada Business

The Trans-Pacific Partnership would kill Canadian auto jobs says Unifor, the union that represents thousands of autoworkers in this country. The TPP...

Rich People Are Snapping Up This Made-In-Toronto Armoured Car

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A black tank-like truck cruises downtown Toronto, prompting stunned pedestrians to whip out their smartphones to provide proof of what they'...

Fiat Chrysler CEO Has Some Harsh Words For Ontario Liberals

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Business

It’s no secret that Ontario’s auto sector has suffered in recent years, but the Italian-Canadian CEO of Fiat Chrysler says the province’s govern...

Canadian Carmakers Will See Biggest Profits In Years: Report

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new report says Canadian automakers are expected to reap their highest profits in more than a decade this year, helped by the weak loonie ...

Carmakers Bail On Canada As Mexico Ramps Up Its Game

CBC | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Business

There's little more than a weeded-over parking lot and shuttered doors now at the old Freightliner truck factory in St. Thomas, a small town about a ...

The Tories' New Economic Plan: Small Businesses And The Auto Industry

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - If Tuesday's federal budget is any indication, the Conservative government is looking to big thinkers and small business to keep the economy ...

Toyota Moves Corolla Manufacturing From Canada To Mexico

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business

Toyota will stop producing the Corolla in Canada within a few years but says it will continue to invest in its plants in Ontario as part of a shift in...

Canadian Manufacturing Sees 4th Drop In 5 Months

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 1.7 per cent to $50.0 billion in February due to a drop in motor vehicle sales and reduced pr...

We Have A Date For When We Can Expect Canada's Auto Industry To Die

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Business

Many observers have been predicting the slow demise of Canada's auto industry, but The Economist magazine has put a more-or-less specific date on it: ...

Auto Industry Booming Everywhere .. Except Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

The world experienced a significant boom in auto industry investment in 2014, but Canada saw virtually none of it, according to a new report from the ...

Ford Is Hiring In Ontario To Build This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Business

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Ford Motor Co. says it will add 400 new jobs at its assembly plant in Oakville, Ont. where production of the new Ford Edge crossover ...

LOOK: This 'Supercar' Will Be Built In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Ford GT, the automaker's hot new high-performance supercar, will be built in Ontario in a partnership with Multimatic Inc.Ford Canada pr...

Canada Is Flunking Out Of The Auto Industry Game

CBC | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s share of North American production of cars and light trucks has fallen to 14.1 per cent in 2014 from more than 17 per cent in 2009. Mexic...

Ford Picks Mexico Over Ontario For Massive Investment

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ford Motor Co. has decided to build its new engine in Mexico after it was unable to reach a deal with the federal and Ontario governments to...

Ontario Auto Industry Report Reads Like An Obituary

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ontario's key auto assembly and parts industry will have a difficult time recovering to its previous glory days, says a new research paper, a...

'Canada Once Had 4th-Largest Auto Industry, It Is Now 10th'

CBC | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business

Auto makers combined to invest nearly $18 billion US to expand their plants and increase capacity worldwide last year. According to a new report by...