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Martinrea Invests $35 Million to Expand Ontario Facility

The company said the new addition will house a new SIMPAC 3000 metric ton stamping press.

Volvo Study: 64% of Canadians Are Eyeing EVs for Next Purchase

Volvo Car Canada’s 2024 Mobility Report identifies key trends around EV adoption in Canada.

Fastco Canada Appoints Lee Chaplin New President

Following in the footsteps of his father, Glenn Chaplin, founder of Fastco Canada, Lee steps into his new leadership position.

Lee Chaplin
TotalEnergies Marketing, Bestbuy Distributors Extend Partnership

TotalEnergies lubricants will be now be integrated into Bestbuy warehouses in Mississauga and Edmonton.

Henniges Automotive To Close Plant in Burlington, Ontario

The plant produces vehicle sealing systems for automotive vehicles and employs 220 people.

Henniges Automotive Ontario plant closing
Certified Collision Group Enters Canadian Market

CCG also announced that 15-year industry veteran Rebecca Fyfe will lead the efforts in Canada as vice president of sales, Canada.

Canada Announces New EV Availability Standard

To support the transition to electric, the Canadian government has committed $1.2 billion to establish 84,500 chargers by 2029.

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J.D. Power: Canada’s Auto Service Market Shrinks

Canada’s auto service market declined to pre-pandemic levels, J.D. Power reports.

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Canada Invests in 1,500+ New EV Chargers Across Quebec

The $30 million investment for the chargers underscores Canada’s commitment to a coast-to-coast charging network.

NaaS Technology, Geely Collaborate on EV Charging Services
Driven Brands Hosts Inaugural Canadian Conference

Attendees included hundreds of franchise partners from CARSTAR and Driven Glass.

Driven Brands Canada conference
Groupe Touchette Inc. Acquires Fastco Canada

The acquisition allows Groupe Touchette to expand its service offering.

Group Touchette Fastco
Consumers in Canada Sour on EVs, J.D. Power Finds

More than 60% of respondents said they’re unlikely to consider an EV for their next car.