Canada’s auto industry fears blowback over government’s tough emissions stance

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada July 16, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s alliance with California in a battle over greenhouse-gas emissions could erase hard-won trade protections, deter investment and drive up prices for car buyers, auto industry officials warn. Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in June that Canada will align […]

Why the Canada-California agreement to produce clean cars might get messy

While academics and non-profits think it’s a better position for the auto industry, carmakers call the move premature. And what about NAFTA? Bobby Hristova, Financial Post June 27, 2019 Canadian car manufacturers are feeling left behind after Ottawa signed a memorandum with California to push forward with eco-friendly vehicles — a proposal that appears to […]


À deux mois de l’adoption de normes revues à la baisse par l’administration Trump au sujet des émissions polluantes des voitures, une bataille se dessine entre Washington et la Californie, qui veut conserver son pouvoir d’adopter sa propre législation en la matière. Et le Canada est pris entre les deux. JEAN-THOMAS LÉVEILLÉ LA PRESSE – […]