Honda Canada is recalling 11,252 Odyssey minivans over a latch malfunction that may cause the power sliding door to open when the vehicle is in drive.
Japan's carmakers, two of which assemble vehicles in Ontario, see tough challenges in meeting more stringent North American local-content rules. They may have to rethink sourcing of seven key component systems.
Honda Canada is recalling about 7,500 vehicles because a problem with the brake system could lead to crashes. The recall affects three nameplates across two brands.
Honda Canada says a new software will fix an over-fuelling issue. It's also providing a warranty extension on some engine components for up to six years from the date of purchase, with no limit on kilometres.
Honda's more profitable sales mix and aggressive cost cutting offset foreign exchange rate losses.
Honda will invest US$2.75 billion into General Motors' autonomous vehicle operations. The Japanese automaker will receive a 5.7 per cent stake in GM Cruise.
The rearview image may not display on the centre display screen of 14,521 affected vehicles while they are in reverse.
Instead of an advertising campaign extolling the virtues of the redesigned 2018 Accord sedan, Honda Canada said it leaned on positive reviews from the press and word-of-mouth praise from owners. It hasn't worked.