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July 20, 2018 10:54 PM Toyota may halt U.S. imports of some models due to Trump’s tariffs

CHICAGO—Toyota Motor Corp. may stop importing some models into the U.S. if President Donald Trump raises vehicle tariffs, while other cars and trucks in showrooms will get more expensive, according to the automaker’s North American chief. The Japanese carmaker is busy analyzing scenarios about how tariff schemes could affect each of its car and truck 8

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 9

July 1, 2018 1:07 PM 48 dead in northern India after overcrowded bus plunges into gorge

It wasn’t clear what caused the crash, but Gunjiyal said bad weather could have caused the bus to skid off the road. “It is raining (in the area) since morning. Two days back there was a landslide in that area,” he said, adding that residents were the first to reach the site and help the victims. Gunjiya said the terrain was inhospitable and communications 10

June 30, 2018 1:38 PM 18 dead, 14 injured after China bus-truck collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China. Friday's accident appeared to be one of the worst in recent months. Despite vast improvements in safety, the World Health Organization says about 260,000 Chinese die each year in traffic accidents, many of them pedestrians 11

June 28, 2018 9:10 PM Union urges consumers to #BuyCanadian as trade war with U.S. heats up

A consumer boycott of American-made products and services is gathering steam as Canada counts down to this weekend’s imposition of retaliatory tariffs on $16.6 billion worth of American products. Popular hashtags on social media include #BuyCanadian and #BoycottUSA, as consumers express their dislike of U.S. President Donald Trump’s imposition of tariffs 14

June 20, 2018 6:10 PM Genesis, Kia and Hyundai 1-2-3 in new vehicle quality, J.D. Power survey says

“Avoiding problems with safety and driver assistance technology is critical,” he said in a statement. “Otherwise automakers will not easily overcome consumer resistance to fully automated cars.” Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury brand, had only 68 problems per 100 vehicles, while Kia had 72 and Hyundai had 74, according to the survey. Land Rover had 160 problems 12

June 18, 2018 6:04 PM Aurora-based Magna strikes deal with China’s largest electric vehicle maker

China surpassed the U.S. in 2015 as the largest market for EVs, helped by government subsidies and stringent emissions rules. A local facility in China helps Magna enter the fast-growing market while potentially helping it to lessen the impact of any increases in export costs resulting from the intensifying trade spat between the U.S. and China. Owned 11

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM 'Suspicious' bag blamed for Winnipeg airport evacuation

Passengers were allowed back into the airport shortly after 8 a.m. RCMP say a "suspicious" abandoned bag is what prompted the evacuation of the Winnipeg's international airport around 7 a.m. Sunday. Passengers were allowed back inside shortly after 8 a.m. according to the email from RCMP. About 2,000 people had to leave the building and congregated in the airport 19

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM Winnipeg airport evacuated due to 'security incident'

Order for passengers and employees to head to the parking lot lifted about an hour later Winnipeg's international airport was evacuated Sunday morning because of a "possible security incident," before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later. Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport 23

June 12, 2018 7:54 PM Paris hostages freed, suspect arrested after 4-hour standoff

There were at least three hostages at first, but one was reportedly freed shortly after the drama began at about 4 p.m., police union official Yves Lefebvre said. The freed hostage was reportedly doused with gasoline and hit in the face as he was freed, according to Lefebvre. The information could not be officially confirmed. The male suspect reportedly 11