EV Apprehension: New survey says there are still many barriers preventing Canadians from adopting EVs, which could be worrisome for automotive industry

Toronto, Ontario — Across Canada, collision repair facilities and automakers have been preparing for the future: electric vehicles.  Trying to stay ahead of the electric curve, many shops have obtained EV certifications, invested in new equipment and training. While, automakers have been pumping out electric vehicles left, right and center—with more than 130 new EVs […]

Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers comment on U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

Mark Nantais, president of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association, recently issued a statement on the punitive nature of the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on the Canada, Mexico and the EU by President Trump.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — June 1, 2018 — Mark Nantais, president of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association, recently issued the following statement on the punitive nature of the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on the Canada, Mexico and the EU by President Trump:   “Considering the high integration of the auto […]

Feds announce new funding, support for auto industry

Toronto, Ontario — April 22, 2015 — Ottawa has announced new funding for the automotive industry that will aid in the continued research and development of new technologies, as well as ensure its economic prosperity as part of the government’s recently-released federal budget. The budget — announced April 21 — includes a number of measures that […]