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General Motors Cuts Almost a Half of Canadian Dealers
General Motors Cuts Almost a Half of Canadian Dealers

22 May 2009, 10:34 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Following its announcement that it will reduce the count of US dealerships by almost 1,100, General Motors also takes action in Canada by announcing a similar measure. This time, the American manufa...

 
GM Receives C$500 Million Loan in Canada
GM Receives C$500 Million Loan in Canada

5 May 2009, 10:45 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors has just made another step towards its restructuring plan in Canada with the help of Export Development Canada, who agreed to provide up to C$500 million to the American automaker. Ho...

 
Ecclestone Offers New Deal to Canada Officials
Ecclestone Offers New Deal to Canada Officials

15 Apr 2009, 09:51 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / The Canadian Grand Prix is on a very favorable position to regain its spot in the Formula 1 schedule. Although it was axed by F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone from the 2009 calendar over a financial dis...

 
Canada Rejects GM, Chrysler Plans, Refuses to Provide Support
Canada Rejects GM, Chrysler Plans, Refuses to Provide Support

31 Mar 2009, 08:03 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / What could possible be worse than this? General Motors and Chrysler are already on thin ice, with bankruptcy knocking on their doors ever since the fourth quarter of 2008, so they are desperately lo...

 
Chrysler-CAW Deal Comes to a Dead End, New Deadline of Tuesday
Chrysler-CAW Deal Comes to a Dead End, New Deadline of Tuesday

30 Mar 2009, 08:13 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After American automaker Chrysler warned that it may decide to pull out of Canada unless it reduces labor costs by $19 per hour, everybody expected a final agreement to be reached last week. However...

 
Chrysler Warns It May Close Canadian Plants Unless It Gets Financial Support
Chrysler Warns It May Close Canadian Plants Unless It Gets Financial Support

12 Mar 2009, 08:19 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / American automaker Chrysler today threatened that it may close its Canadian production facilities unless the government approves the requested funds and helps the company cope with the recession. Ch...

 
GM Canada Avoids Reductions to Salaries, Offers Alternative
GM Canada Avoids Reductions to Salaries, Offers Alternative

9 Mar 2009, 10:24 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Although General Motors Canada is forced to proceed to wage cuts in order to get the so-much needed $6 billion loan from the Government, the Detroit-based automaker agreed to make a series of contra...

 
February 2009 Sales: Porsche Still in Love with North America
February 2009 Sales: Porsche Still in Love with North America

6 Mar 2009, 10:35 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / While other automakers are fighting for survival in North America (check out GM's case), German manufacturer Porsche did very well in February, unveiling a decrease by only 12 percent compared ...

 
Tesla Makes Canadian Auto Market a Priority
Tesla Makes Canadian Auto Market a Priority

4 Mar 2009, 08:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Tesla Motors yesterday began to sell cars in Canada, the electric vehicle manufacturer announced, with the first models to be delivered to Canadian customers in the fourth quarter of this year. Tesl...

 
Robert Kubica - The Richest Sportsman in Poland
Robert Kubica - The Richest Sportsman in Poland

24 Feb 2009, 12:01 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica was reported to be the richest sportsman in his native country Poland. According to Polish tabloid Super Express, Kubica tops no less than 99 fellow countrymen in ann...

 
Canada Unsatisfied with Chrysler's Viability Plan Details
Canada Unsatisfied with Chrysler's Viability Plan Details

23 Feb 2009, 16:31 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Even though Chrysler initially believed that sending the viability plan to the Canadian government would be enough to receive the money it needs, it is actually not as country's officials recen...

 
GM Sends Life-Saving Plan to Canada
GM Sends Life-Saving Plan to Canada

22 Feb 2009, 09:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / GM Canada today announced that it submitted the viability plan to the Canadian and Ontario Governments, with the United States-based automaker expressing its confidence that together with the state ...

 
2010 Mazda CX-7 Debuts in Canada
2010 Mazda CX-7 Debuts in Canada

12 Feb 2009, 13:15 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / There's no doubt the most important event these days is the 2009 Chicago Motor Show, with numerous automakers showing their goodies to the general public. Well, it may seem like Mazda has some ...

 
Mazda Rewards Canadian Graduates for "Casual Sex"
Mazda Rewards Canadian Graduates for "Casual Sex"

11 Feb 2009, 16:12 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / In an effort to sell more cars during the global recession, Mazda is struggling to lure Canadian graduates with discounts in case they decide to buy a remaining model of the brand. Good for them ...