Summer of ‘67: Vehicle production in Canada hits biggest low in decades

Toronto, Ontario — The last time light vehicle production in Canada was so bad, the Maple Leafs were still winning Stanley Cups. A solid zinger, but also the truth.  According to a new report from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, last year’s vehicle production of 1.1 million vehicles was on par with levels not seen since 1967. […]

Spilled Ink: BMW unveils concept vehicle with colour-changing E Ink paint at CES 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada — BMW unveiled a chameleon-like concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show this week that utilizes a popular e-reader technology to provide multiple colour shade possibilities on a single vehicle. The German automaker showed off a prototype version of the BMW iX featuring E Ink technology applied to the vehicle’s paint, allowing […]

Production Pauses: DesRosiers shares motor vehicle assembly stats for 2020

Toronto, Ontario – According to DesRoisers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC), the year 2020 has not been kind to motor vehicle assembly in Canada. With plant shutdowns, models cut from automaker rosters, and production pausing during the pandemic, shipments for the motor vehicle assembly industry dropped 28.2 percent for the year. For the first time since […]