Million Model Milestone: Toyota Canada Cambridge builds its ten millionth vehicle

Cambridge, Ontario — The Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) plant in Cambridge celebrated a special milestone last Friday, as their ten millionth vehicle came off the assembly line. Founded in 1986, the TMMC plant further establishes its legacy in Southern Ontario’s automotive manufacturing industry. “Today’s milestone speaks to how far Toyota’s manufacturing operations in Canada […]

Cheers for 60 Years: Corvette Club of Ontario celebrates diamond anniversary

Toronto, Ontario – The Corvette Club of Ontario(CCO) is celebrating their Diamond anniversary this year. Founded in 1962, with only 6 members, the club’s 60th anniversary represents a fundamental love for the Corvette across Ontario. Gathering at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum last Saturday(August 6th), members celebrated the anniversary with over 65 Corvettes in attendance. […]

Startups and Subsidies: EV/AV report, August 8

Toronto, Ontario — More rebates for electric vehicle purchases in British Columbia, a Canadian startup shows off solar panel EV upgrades and Ontario invests 5 million to train and employ 500 autoworkers. This is your weekly report on the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Charging Up B.C. is increasing the cap on EV rebates […]

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NO MORE 90210 Ontario Premier Doug Ford has suggested that the practice of dictating insurance premiums based on postal codes may soon end. The insurance industry’s practice of pricing based on location represents unfair gouging of consumers, according to Ford. “I know we’re working on a plan for insurance companies, as far as I’m concerned, […]

Rides and Rotisseries: PaintSource to unveil retrofitted muscle car at Show & Shine BBQ

Scarborough, Ontario – Paint Source Automotive is excited to bring together the community for a barbeque celebrating the return of the Police and Community Educating Racers (PACER) Program, first launched in 2001. Citing increases in street racing and illegal modifications, this relaunch features the Show & Shine Barbeque, on August 7, unveiling PACER’s new vehicle: […]

Intruder Alert: Tips to avoid cyberattacks in the age of hacking

Toronto, Ontario – Reliance on digital connectivity in the automotive industry at all levels from corporation to fleet and consumer is leaving the industry increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to an article by Tripwire. While apocalyptic claims that cyberattacks would send planes plummeting and calculators bursting into flame aren’t new, fourth-generation interconnectivity is a new […]

Trader Goals: US reducing trade barriers against Canadian EV imports

Washington D.C. — The United States is expanding electric vehicle (EV) incentives from American-only vehicles to vehicles imported from anywhere in North America, paving the way for EV industry growth in the coming years. Under the Inflation Reduction Act, vehicles such as EVs, hybrids and hydrogen-fueled vehicles may qualify for a US$7,500 tax credit as […]