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Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government
December 21, 2018 by Mark Lewis, The Associated Press

A silent revolution has transformed driving in Norway. Eerily quiet vehicles are ubiquitous on the fjord-side roads and mountain passes of this wealthy European nation of 5.3 million. Some 30 per cent of all new cars sport plug-in cables rather

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Auto industry looks to future beyond car ownership
December 21, 2018 by Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press

Car sharing, subscriptions considered the next big things

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‘They’re coming:’ Flying cars on the horizon
December 19, 2018 by Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press

The flying cars depicted in science fiction classics such as “Blade Runner” and “The Fifth Element” have long been seen as flights of fancy, but their arrival is closer than you think. At least a dozen companies are prototyping or

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No shortage of talent!
December 7, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Our Canadian Technician of the Year judges faced a difficult choice, with 30 nominations coming in from all over Canada. Here are the finalists.

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U.S.-type crash not likely to happen here
December 4, 2018 by Adam Malik

It’s unlikely Canada will see anything similar to the housing bubble and subsequent crash that plagued the United States 10 years ago. Research from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada – the national body for the industry – found that

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VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model
November 23, 2018 by David McHugh, The Associated Press

Volkswagen intends to invest 44 billion euros (US$50 billion) in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry – and said it would make battery-powered vehicles more accessible to mass-market auto buyers by selling its new I.D.

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Genuine Parts Company makes deals in UK
October 11, 2018 by Adam Malik

Two automotive companies have been acquired by the Alliance Automotive Group, the Genuine Parts Company’s distribution arm based in London. One of the companies, Platinum International Group Limited, is a value-added battery distributor in the automotive, industrial, marine and leisure

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OMVIC chief touring Ontario to meet with dealerships
September 21, 2018 by Allan Janssen

The head of Ontario’s automotive regulating group is going on the road to meet industry players, share idea, and answer questions. John Carmichael, CEO and registrar for the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC) and a few of his key

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AARO elects new board of directors
September 21, 2018 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) has welcomed three new members to its board of directors. Darryl Croft of OK Tire and Auto Services in Etobicoke, Mark Lemay of Auto Aide Technical Services in Barrie, and Jamal Mumin of

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The young and the licenced
September 14, 2018 by Adam Malik

Millennials with driver’s licences want to keep driving despite the popularity of autonomous vehicles. However, younger generations don’t feel the same way

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Uber to open engineering hub in Toronto
September 14, 2018 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

Uber Technologies Inc. is building a roadmap to become more than a ride-hailing app and it’s chief executive is indicating Toronto will figure into that transition. Dara Khosrowshahi hinted at global plans for bus and train services, the expansion of

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University of Alberta gets connected vehicle funding
July 4, 2018 by Adam Malik

Half-a-million dollars is going to the University of Alberta to help Canadian cities prepare for connected and autonomous vehicles. The funding will be going towards a “project to pilot the enhanced privacy of connected vehicle communications,” the federal government said