Clubs Out: AIA Canada hosting two golf tournaments in coming summer

Toronto, Ontario – The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) has announced two golf tournaments, promising a summer full of golf, good food, networking and fundraising. AIA Canada’s Quebec Division is hosting a golf tournament on June 1 at the Golf Parcours du Cerf à Longueuil in Longueuil, Que. AIA Canada’s Alberta Division is […]

EV/AV Report: Borrowed cars, autonomous startups and charging critiques

Toronto, Ontario — A Vancouver man accidentally drives off in the wrong Tesla using nothing more than his app, Gatik’s expansion hints at a growing autonomous trucking fleet in Canada and J.D. Power warns of rising electricity prices hurting EV owners. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Inadvertent Felony A Vancouver man […]

Cracks in the Line: Hyundai recalls nearly 300,000 vehicles for corroded brake lines

Toronto, Ontario — Transport Canada has issued a recall on 295,777 Hyundai vehicles following a warning from the OEM that brake lines under the vehicle could corrode, reducing braking power and increasing the risk of a crash. Affected models include the 2011 to 2016 Elantra and Equus, 2009 to 2014 Genesis, 2010 to 2016 Genesis Coupe, […]

Predictive Learning: Nissan developing AI algorithms to predict component failure probability

Waterloo, Ontario — Researchers from Nissan and Kitchener, Ont.-based Acerta Analytic Solutions are working on a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool which predicts engine component failure, using data from the vehicle’s electronic control unit and its own machine learning algorithm. According to Automotive News Canada, this tool is the result of a $1.4 million partnership […]

Robot Overlords: General Motors considers incorporating ChatGPT into future vehicles

Toronto, Ontario — Following its push to develop cars that can tow themselves away, General Motors (GM) continues its mission to make smarter vehicles by considering installing the ChatGPT artificial intelligence (AI) into certain future vehicles. According to an article first published by tech news website, Pocket Lint, GM is currently developing an AI assistant […]

EV/AV Report: Navigating winter weather and planning for a power surge

Toronto, Ontario — An Ottawa company trains autonomous vehicles (AVs) to drive through the harshest of Canadian winters, Mitsubishi pledges to only sell EVs and hybrids by the mid-2030s and a report predicts that 1.5 million EVs will populate Albertan roads by 2035. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Train hard, play […]

Backlot Brawls: B.C. man ordered to pay $300 deductible for punching car

Richmond, British Columbia – The B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal has ruled that a local resident who punched another person’s vehicle must pay $300 in deductibles, after a spat which left another driver with a dented vehicle. According to an article by the Richmond News, this ruling follows an incident on May. 4, 2022 when William […]