Automotive

FILE - This Feb. 12, 2008 file photo shows the main entrance to the General Motors assembly plant in Silao, Mexico. Workers at the GM plant in Silao voted over two days, according to a Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 statement from Mexico’s Labor ministry, to end a collective bargaining contract negotiated by an old guard union. (AP Photo/Mario Armas, File)

Workers at Mexico GM plant end contract, oust union in vote

Workers at Mexico GM plant end contract, oust union in vote

 

In this Aug. 3, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden seeks to boost fuel economy to thwart Trump rollback

Biden administration says there would be new mileage and anti-pollution standards

  • Aug 5, 2021

 

A General Motors sign in Oshawa, Ont., is photographed on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. General Motors Canada says it will start truck production at its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., ahead of schedule. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Oshawa assembly plant restart ahead of schedule, GM Canada says

Closure of plant in 2019 was huge blow to Canada’s manufacturing sector

 

There’s a makeover for the Crosstrek, yes, but also a newly optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine. PHOTO: SUBARU

The Auto Sleuth: Hot off the press!

The Subaru Crosstrek, Mustang GT350 and more

  • Nov 26, 2020
There’s a makeover for the Crosstrek, yes, but also a newly optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine. PHOTO: SUBARU
Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian auto workers extend Ford contract, delay strike

Progress being made toward agreement

  • Sep 22, 2020
Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Southside Dodge has been proudly family-owned for 49 years. Current President Peter Swainson took over from his dad Bryan, and Peter’s son Matt is carrying on the family business.

Passion for people — and cars — drives half a century of success

Strong, lean and family friendly: a ‘car nut’ reflects on 49 years in business, and the next 49

  • Sep 14, 2020
Southside Dodge has been proudly family-owned for 49 years. Current President Peter Swainson took over from his dad Bryan, and Peter’s son Matt is carrying on the family business.
Fiat Chrysler rolled out the first gas-electric hybrid Jeep on Sept. 3, 2020. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Wrangler introduces Jeep’s first electric-powered vehicle

Meeting fuel economy and pollution regulations

  • Sep 3, 2020
Fiat Chrysler rolled out the first gas-electric hybrid Jeep on Sept. 3, 2020. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Employee pricing: what it is and how you save

Employee pricing: what it is and how you save

Is employee pricing a good deal for consumers? And how can dealers afford these offers?

  • Aug 24, 2020
Employee pricing: what it is and how you save