The Nose Knows: Toyota sued in Florida over bacteria-laden A/C vents

Toronto, Ontario — Have you ever produced a smell so awful that a class action lawsuit was filed against you? This isn’t referring to your family’s complaints about athlete’s foot (though you really should get that checked) but to a case leveled against Toyota in the state of Florida. Within a week of Jose Javier […]

EV/AV Report: Big tests, bigger data

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, Tesla applies for a Canadian telecoms license, the first Honda CR-V Hybrids roll off Ontarian assembly lines and details for the world’s largest autonomous vehicle (AV) test are announced. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Wider Web Tesla has applied for a basic telecoms license […]

A Sense for Safety: Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 to come standard on 2023 Corollas

Toronto, Ontario — One of Toyota’s most popular models is set to make safety a trend, as the Japanese automaker announced Friday that the new model year Corolla will be equipped with cutting-edge Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 (TSS 3.0) technology. Repair shops ought to take notice as this piece of technology is likely to become […]

Deja Vu: 22 Audi models affected in Transport Canada recall across 10 OEMs

Mississauga, Ontario — More than 20 models across ten OEMs have been recalled by Transport Canada, with some models being especially popular in Brampton, Mississauga and western parts of the Greater Toronto Area. Fiat Chrysler’s 2020-2021 RAM 1500, 2020-2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Jeep Gladiator models were recalled for delays in the rear-view camera input, […]

Without A Hitch: Toyota teases autonomous towing technology

Michigan, United States — The autonomous vehicle market has found its newest technological advancement in the creation and application of what is being called ‘hitchless towing’. Toyota is the leader of this new technology, having presented the concept for a media event at the American Centre for Mobility, an AV test centre in Ann Arbour, […]

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 […]