Tuesday Ticker: Uber Canada drops 18+ age requirement; Rivian rides an upswing

Toronto, Ontario — In this post-long-weekend Tuesday Ticker, we cover Uber’s decision to allow teenagers on the app, while Rivian rides a small uptick in its share prices. Uber’s open policy Uber Canada is allowing teens to set up their own accounts on the app this summer as the rideshare company seeks to expand across […]

New Kid in Town: Mitchell becomes first info provider to sign data agreement with Rivian

Toronto, Ontario — The first time for anything is always special—the team at Mitchell surely agrees, as the company announced Thursday that it is officially the first collision information provider to sign a data licensing agreement with Rivian. With this agreement, users of Mitchell Cloud Estimating and Mitchell Cloud Estimating TruckMax will be able to […]

Specialty Services: Excellence Auto Collision achieves Rivian certification

Scarborough, Ontario — AutoCanada proudly announced via LinkedIn Thursday that Excellence Auto Collision in Scarborough, Ont. has officially become a Rivian Certified Collision Centre. “Congratulations Peter Woo, Mark Millson, Glenn Yatabe and the entire Excellence Auto Collision team on the newest addition to your current OEM repair certifications,” the MSO group wrote of its GTA-based […]

Tuesday Ticker: Wall Street speculates Rivian results; Li-Cycle receives loan

Toronto, Ontario ⁠—  In this weekly Tuesday Ticker, analysts speculate Rivian’s impending 2022 Q4 and full year results, while Li-Cycle receives an financial sum from the U.S. Department of Energy. Rivian watch Electric vehicle company Rivian is set to announce its 2022 Q4 and full year results on Tuesday after the markets close.  The company […]

Dire Predictions: Climate goals likely to be missed by 75 percent, says industry funded study

Toronto, Ontario – A study backed by electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers Polestar and Rivian warns that the automotive industry will likely miss climate goals by 75 percent, further highlighting that targets would be missed even if all cars sold tomorrow were electric. According to Reuters, the pathway report provides three recommendations to achieve climate targets […]

Tuesday Ticker: Toyota remains world’s top-selling automaker; EV stocks rally and drop

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Toyota remains the top-selling automaker globally, but not in Canada; Lucid and other EV stocks see a short-lived increase and Uni-Select prepares to unveil its Q4 2022 results in this weekly Tuesday Ticker. Toyota on top Toyota sold more than 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, retaining its spot as the world’s top-selling […]

Upstanding EV: Rivian R1T earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ in crash tests

Toronto, Ontario — In what was certainly a long journey to reach Canadian roads, both for prospective owners and the OEM itself, Rivian can proudly boast that its 2022 R1T electric pickup earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award this past week. In addition to a strong showing in the driver-side small overlap front impact […]