Two Toyotas, one built in Canada, have swept the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's 2017 “green” vehicle awards.
Magna has developed a child-monitoring feature that uses a camera in the ceiling and a dashboard display screen to provide front-seat occupants a clear view of the middle and third row seats in minivans.
Jerry Chenkin was named president and CEO of Honda Canada in 2013 and will retire on March 31. Under his leadership, Honda set three consecutive all-time Canadian annual sales records.
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
Overseas automakers have less exposure to changes in NAFTA than the Detroit Three. Honda and Toyota's big concern is the so-called border adjustment tax of 20 per cent that's a key pillar of a Republican tax overhaul plan being considered in the U.S. Congress.
Honda also said Jan. 19 it will bring its alternative-fuel powertrains to its line of light trucks in the future, although it didn't offer a specific timeline.
Most of the latest recalls by 13 manufacturers are for Honda, Toyota and Ford vehicles equipped with potentially lethal airbag inflators.
LMC predicts Canada will be the only country in North America to see a decrease in “production capacity investment,” forecasting a four-per-cent decrease over the four-year period.
Toyota, BMW, Daimler, Honda and Hyundai are joining oil and gas giants including Royal Dutch Shell and Total with plans to invest a combined $14 billion in hydrogen-related products within five years.
Canadian auto industry executives are asking government ministers to mitigate the costs of reducing carbon emissions under a new program designed to help fight climate change, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Honda will design and build a new state-of-the-art paint shop intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its Alliston, Ont., facilities.
The fifth-generation Odyssey unveiled Monday at the Detroit auto show and due in dealerships this spring promises 21st-century connectivity.