Category Archives: Ontario Auto News

Canadian International AutoShow

The Canadian International AutoShow, CIAS for short, is Canada’s largest auto show and most prestigious consumer event in Canada. This event has been held in Toronto, Ontario since 1974 and is currently located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It is a major tourist attraction and is extremely popular in Ontario and much of Western […]

Canadian Auto Industry Hits Record Sales in 2013; Industry Poised for Another Solid Year: BMO Economics

Toronto, Ontario – (Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2014) – Canadian auto sales had another banner year, with light vehicle sales growing for the third consecutive time, with the industry on track for another solid year, according to a new report by BMO Economics. Third consecutive year auto sales have grown, up 10 per cent since […]

Bold Looks, Spirited Performance :: The 2014 Toyota RAV4

(TORONTO, ON – January 24, 2014) Playtime never looked so good, with the bold styling, fun-to-drive performance, lots of storage space and an incredible list of features found in the 2014 Toyota RAV4. “Last year, we completely reinvented the RAV4 – and this year we’ve made enhancements to popular models, making Canada’s popular compact SUV […]

Canadian Government Joins Industry Leaders at North American International Auto Show

January 15, 2014 – Detroit, Michigan – Industry Canada: Industry Minister Looks to Innovative Future of Canadian Auto Sector – Canada’s Industry Minister, the Honourable James Moore, today met with leaders of Canadian-based automakers to promote Canada as an ideal place for automotive investment. The Minister also toured the convention floor of the North American […]

2014 Genesis Coupe Sports Delivers Aggressive Design, Serious Performance Credentials

Markham, Ontario (December 23, 2013) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced that its rear-wheel drive Genesis Coupe sports car will receive a series of performance and feature enhancements for 2014. The enthusiast-focused 2.0T R-Spec model gains new high-performance bucket seats with larger side bolsters designed to hold occupants firmly in place against high lateral […]

2014 Hyundai Accent: Unexpected Safety, Design, and Technology

Markham, Ontario (November 28, 2013) – Available in four-door and five-door formats, Accent redefines expectations in the subcompact category by offering the company’s signature “Fluidic Sculpture” design, a highly-advanced powertrain, and a full complement of standard safety features. For 2014, Accent adds a convenient sliding sun visor as standard equipment. An upgraded audio system with […]

Government of Canada enhances tire safety regulations

OTTAWA, November 20, 2013 — The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced important regulations that will enhance the safety of tires manufactured for the Canadian market. These regulations will replace the current Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations, 1995 (MVTSR, 1995). “Safety is paramount when out on the road,” said Minister Raitt. “The safety […]

Improving Highway 17 Infrastructure near Marathon

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, November 14, 2013 – Ontario Government Strengthening Northern Economy, Creating Jobs: The Ontario government is creating 29 new jobs while preparing a section of Highway 17 east of Marathon for future improvements. A detour is being constructed around the Pic River Bridge near Marathon that will involve the installation […]

The Subaru Forester Scores Second MOTOR TREND SUV of the Year Win

MISSISSAUGA, October 11, 2013 – Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that the Subaru Forester won MOTOR TREND’s Sport/Utility of the Year for 2014, making Subaru the only three-time winner of this award with the most wins in the Sport/Utility category. This is a repeat performance as Subaru has had three winners in […]

OPP Wrap-Up Fall Seat Belt Campaign

ORILLIA, ON, Oct. 15, 2013 – Not Wearing Seat Belt a Causal Factor in Three Road Deaths: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has wrapped up its fall seat belt campaign and has tallied up its statistics for the annual campaign which ran from September 26 to October 13, 2013. Sadly, lack of seat belt use […]