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Auto industry forms coalition - Tells Trump to leave NAFTA alone

Five groups representing automakers in the U.S. and around the world, along with suppliers and car dealers, have joined forces in a push to convince President Trump the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is worth saving.

JP Morgan forecast — EV revolution will have a bunch of losers

Exactly when the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) will take place has been the center of speculation by many groups. Many in the oil and auto industries predict it will happen in their grandchildren's lifetimes. But it could happen a lot sooner.

Fatal Tesla crash raises questions about autonomous vehicles

Autonomous driving technology is in the hot seat after it was learned last week that a fatal car crash in May involved a Tesla Model S sports car in Florida.

Op-Ed: Prentice and Nenshi show Albertans how government fails

Edmonton - Albertans knew this was coming, and still feel the sting of the news. With the press surrounding the budget out of the news cycle, Albertans should know how their leaders are punishing them for the government being terrible at managing tax dollars.

Auto parts maker Nemak adding jobs, increasing production

Windsor - Auto parts maker Nemak, with the assistance of an Ontario government grant, committed this week to investing $15 million into its Windsor plant.

Nissan to revive the Datsun with a sticker price of $3,000

Nissan continues to move forward with its plans to revive the long-retired Datsun brand. The company says the cars will carry a sticker price of just $3,000 - $5,000 and will be sold in limited markets.

Op-Ed: The Obama General Motors duplicity

For three years our consciousness has been bombarded with assertions from Obama, his handlers, and his justifiers, that he is pro-business, -- after all did he not singlehandedly “save” America’s auto industry? Enough with the lies already!

Most versatile list offers choices for budget-minded car shopping

Costa Mesa - With the cost of gas ever on the upswing and the financial picture not appearing to get any better, a California website realizes that car shoppers are looking for vehicles that provide more than just basic transportation.

An Alternative View of the Auto Industry Special

One industry that has suffered badly at the hands of the latest global recession has been the auto industry. As consumers turned their minds to more pressing financial concerns and credit dried up, sales in every sector of the industry declined sharply.

Chrysler Closes Fenton Assembly Plant

The end of an era. After 50 years Chrysler closes Fenton assembly plant. Was low productivity as well as slow sales the reason? The trucks once produced there will now be assembled in Mexico.

General Motors may be forced to liquidate

Despite billions in bailouts and an unprecedented pre-packaged bankruptcy, General Motors may be forced to liquidate if an asset sale isn't approved.

Italy’s Stile Bertone and the World’s Ugliest Corvette?

Car enthusiasts everywhere consider the Corvette a classic, but whoever would have thought that the distinction of being the world’s ugliest version of the auto super star would be a coveted prize? Read on and… vroom!

Op-Ed: Bailing out the Big 3, Let Them Eat Cake

Should Washington, Ottawa and North American taxpayers spend their hard earned cash to bail out irresponsible corporate behaviour?

U.S. Senate Kills Auto Bailout Bill

In a stunning development, the U.S. Senate dealt a fatal blow to the auto bailout proposal: Democrats and Republicans in the Senate were unable to reach a compromised deal that would get bipartisan support for the bailout. Is Big Three bankruptcy looming?

Op-Ed: A Solution For Detroit, GM and Friends

General Motors tells us it has long term plans. GM’s horizon reality isn’t long enough for those plans and dreams to be realized. While everyone is being conciliatory, or afraid to lose his or her job, there is an opportunity to take radical action.

Ontario Auto Industry Takes Another Hit

The problems in Ontario's auto industry have taken a turn for the worse as Progressive Moulded Products Ltd., announces it has ceased operations at the plants in Concord and Rexdale.

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