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Japanese auto parts firm nabbed for price fixing in Canada, US

Nishikawa Rubber fined US$130 million for conspiring with other suppliers to fix and rig bids. » Read full article

Tesla plans trucks, small SUV as part of future plans

Musk envisions small autonomous buses, and a shared fleet of Teslas be summoned by a smart phone. » Read full article

Honda, Softbank partnering on robots that talk to drivers

Will work on research that seeks to harmonize mobility with people. » Read full article

Canadian envoy fires back on US softwood lumber rhetoric

US senators allege Canadian lumber is subsidized, unfairly traded and well-documented adverse economic impacts. » Read full article

Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

Texas senator and leadership rival urged delegates to vote their conscience. » Read full article
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Ontario offers low-tech 'life hack' for smart phones

Free rubber device encourages get drivers to ignore their iPhone 6s. » Read full article

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate tadpoles

They allege the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission. » Read full article

Researchers study recycled tire material for strengthening soil

Dalhousie University team assesses how it would aid bridge, building and highway projects. » Read full article

Alberta wildfire boosts Q2 energy company results

Blended oil sands bitumen rose 58% to an average of $42.52 per barrel from $26.93. » Read full article

IMF warns Brexit will drag down world economic growth

It’s shaving its estimate for worldwide growth by 0.1% to 3.1%. » Read full article


MainTrain 2016

Sept. 19-22, 2016
Location: Toronto » more info


Sept. 27, 2016
Location: Kitchener, Ont. » more info