Fuel Surge: CIB invests $500M to develop Canadian ZEV charging, hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

Toronto, Ontario – Last Wednesday, the Canada Infrastructure Bank announced the launch of the Charging and Hydrogen Refuelling Infrastructure Initiative (CHRI), which will seek to invest $500 million into the installation of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) chargers across Canada. According to the public interest oriented crown corporation, this project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate […]

Seventy Years Strong: Marcel’s Collision in Windsor, Ont. celebrates anniversary

Windsor, Ontario — Marcel’s Collision is thrilled to be celebrating 70 years in business this year.  The facility, a family-run business in Windsor Ontario, set up shop in 1951 and hasn’t looked back. The shop, originally called Marcel’s Service Garage Ltd, was established by Marcel Marier. It is now owned and operated by his nephew, […]

Toyota dominates Canadian Auto Industry Awards

Cyril Dimitris, vice president of sales and marketing, Toyota Canada and Brad Rome, president of Canadian Black Book.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — March 5, 2018 — Toyota Canada (TCI) received 16 total awards for retained value between the 2018 Canadian Black Book and ALG Residual Value awards. “When buying a vehicle, everybody wants to know that they are getting the best value possible – so we’re proud to receive these awards […]

The 2018 Canadian International Auto Show

The McLaren MP4-19 at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.

By Harland Goulbourne   Toronto, Ontario — February 19, 2018 — In an age where the Canadian International Autoshow (CIAS) continually steps up its game year after year, one may wonder how they could make it any better.   In 2017, CIAS had over $100 million dollars worth of exotics and new releases in the […]

AIA Ontario donates $15,000 to Canadian youth foundation

The AIA announced a $15,000 donation from its Ontario division to its foundation for kids.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 5, 2018 — Last Thursday, the Ontario Division of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) donated $15,000 to the High Five for Kids Foundation.    The foundation, which is a charitable organization under the AIA itself, has been in operation since 2005. It provides grants to […]

Canadian International AutoShow celebrates Hot Wheels

Indy 500 driver Scott Hargrove races for Castrol, sponsors of the Hot Wheels anniversary celebration at next months Canadian International Auto Show.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — January 23, 2018 — While most children today will only have raced cars on video games, toy cars – particularly Hot Wheels – were the hook, line and sinker for many-a-career in the automotive sector.  To celebrate the brand’s fiftieth anniversary, visitors to the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto […]

The honour rollers: finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show named

The Volvo SE, winner of the large premium car category

By CRM Staff Montreal, Quebec — January 22, 2018 — The finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show 2018 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year have been revealed. Drawn from category winners, the fourteen finalists represent seven manufacturers. Mazda and Jaguar Land Rover have received three nominations, while Honda, Chrysler […]

Canada: cooling on cars, picking up on pickups

While car shares are the lowest total in over fifty years, sales of light-trucks are record-breaking.

By CRM staff Richmond Hill, Ontario — January 10, 2018 — While sales of cars slipped in Canada last year, it was a record-breaking year for vehicle sales overall, thanks to the number of light trucks bought by Canadians, according to a report released by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants. With Canadians buying more than two million […]