Auto Service World

Topic
OE news

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Lead StoryOE newsVehicle Technology

Group pushes for standardized tech names
November 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

A group of stakeholders in the U.S. auto industry are urging automakers to adopt standardized names for Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology. The group, which includes the American Automobile Association, Consumer Reports magazine, the consulting firm J.D. Power, and

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceBusiness launchConsumer trendsOE news

Start-up aims to change how warranties are sold
November 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

AutoPair Warranty, an auto warranty start-up with a head office in Toronto, has introduced competitive and simple pricing plans for extended car warranties or used car warranties. The company says all warranty plans will be sold at the dealers’ cost,

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News OE news

‘Stable’ October car sales in Canada: DesRosiers
November 5, 2019 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants reports stable light vehicle sales in Canada last month. There were approximately 160,216 units sold, down 0.6% from October 2018 when 161,125 units were sold. Although passenger car sales fell 14.8%, a 5.0% increase in light truck

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Mergers and AcquisitionsOE newsVehicle Technology

Fiat-Chrysler to join forces with PSA to create 4th largest carmaker
November 1, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group (formerly Peugeot Citroën Moteurs) plan to join forces through a 50-50 share swap to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker. FCA and PSA announced yesterday that they aimed to reach a binding deal to create

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceLead StoryOE newsTraining & Apprenticeship

Kia Canada beefs up training program to attract techs
October 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

At a time when finding good skilled labour can be challenging, Kia Canada believes its reputation as a technology leader has made it a target destination for top technicians. The company, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Canada this

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Industry TrendsMarket Research & StatisticsOE news

New light vehicle sales down 3.7% in September
October 25, 2019 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consulting is reporting another soft month for new car sales in Canada. Total new light vehicle sales decreased 3.7% in September 2019, compared to September 2018. Units sold fell from 172,974 in September 2018 to 166,488 units sold

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News OE newsVehicle Technology

Hyundai to invest $35 billion in auto tech – including flying cars
October 18, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.65 billion) in mobility technology and strategic investments by 2025, as South Korea’s top automaker accelerates its attempts to catch up in the self-driving car race. The plan, which

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Legislation RegulationsOE newsVehicle Technology

Volvo Cars announces plans to radically reduce carbon emissions
October 16, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Volvo Cars has launched one of the most ambitious plans in the automotive industry, aiming to reduce its lifecycle carbon footprint per car by 40 per cent between 2018 and 2025. Announced this morning, it is the first tangible step

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Business launchOE news

Volvo, Geely intend to merge engine operations
October 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business in order to establish a new global supplier that will seek to develop next generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains. The proposed new business

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Market Research & StatisticsOE news

DesRosier reports September vehicle sales slip 3.7%
October 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Hopes for recovering light-passenger vehicle sales in Canada during the second half of 2019 dimmed when September numbers were reported, says DesRosiers Automotive Consulting. In its most recent e-Newsetter, DesRosiers says despite healthy numbers in August, any sales surge that

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News OE news

Nissan recalls 1.36 million vehicles over camera problems
September 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Nissan is recalling 1.36 million vehicles worldwide over noncompliant rear visibility camera display systems. Canadian cars are on the recall list, as are vehicles in South Korea and Israel, but the vast majority of the recalled vehicles (1.23 million of

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News OE news

Canada light vehicle sales see ‘hint of growth’
September 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants reported “a hint of growth” in Canadian light-vehicle sales, after over a year of consecutive decreases. August new light vehicle sales have been estimated to have risen by about 0.6%. Provincial performance was split, with sales increases