Carbon Closure: No fossil-fueled vehicles built at GM Ingersoll after April

Ingersoll, Ontario – The last Chevy Equinox is scheduled for completion on April 29, making it the last fossil-fuel-dependent vehicle to be assembled at Ingersoll’s CAMI Assembly Plant. UNIFOR Local 88, the union representing workers at GM CAMI Assembly says this is a milestone for the hundreds of employees who worked at the plant for […]

Tesla reduces production goals for Model 3 cars

Elon Musk, chief executive officer, Tesla.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 12, 2018 — A new announcement from Tesla has the company lowering its production goals for the time being. Their original goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s per week has yet to be achieved. Tesla initially stated that they hope to see the 5,000 unit weekly goal […]

2019 VW Arteon introduces new manufacturing standards

Volkswagen’s 2019 Arteon model, courtesy of Repairer Driven News.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 12, 2018 — Volkswagen has begun referring to their new 2019 Arteon model, expected this fall, as their “flagship” vehicle, according to our partner publication Repairer Driven News. The predecessor to this model is the VW CC sedan.   The model features some of the company’s new […]

Canada auto industry faces falling profits amid declining US demand

By Tom Davis Ottawa, Ontario — January 18, 2018 — Faced with declining demand from US consumers and uncertainty surrounding trade relations between the two countries, automotive production in Canada is expected to rise by just 0.8 percent this year. The slow pace of growth follows strong industry performance over much of the last decade, […]