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Car sales up 9.2 per cent in March, though signs of weakness increasing: Desrosiers

Car sales up 9.2 per cent in March, though signs of weakness increasing: Desrosiers

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says March auto sales were up 9.2 per cent from last year, but it marks a slowdown from a record February gain.
Luxury SUV face-off: Edmunds compares the Genesis GV80 and Lexus RX

Luxury SUV face-off: Edmunds compares the Genesis GV80 and Lexus RX

Genesis, the spinoff luxury automaker from Hyundai, launched its GV80 midsize SUV in 2021.

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: March 30 The Washington Post on the Israel-Gaza war As the war in Gaza grinds on into its sixth month, cracks are showing in the once unequivocally united front between Israel and the U
Uber legacy: Class-action lawsuit by taxi drivers against Quebec begins

Uber legacy: Class-action lawsuit by taxi drivers against Quebec begins

MONTREAL — Driving a taxi was not how Jean-Pierre Derival planned to spend his golden years.
Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

Tesla sales tumble nearly 9%, most in 4 years, as competition heats up and demand for EVs slows

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla sales fell sharply last quarter as competition increased worldwide, electric vehicle sales growth slowed, and price cuts failed to lure more buyers.
Pepe Aguilar is putting Mexican culture at the front and center with 'Jaripeo: Hasta Los Huesos'

Pepe Aguilar is putting Mexican culture at the front and center with 'Jaripeo: Hasta Los Huesos'

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pepe Aguilar feels like a superhero when he puts on his charro suit.
Biden and Xi discuss Taiwan, AI and fentanyl in a push to return to regular leader talks

Biden and Xi discuss Taiwan, AI and fentanyl in a push to return to regular leader talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed Taiwan, artificial intelligence and security issues Tuesday in a call meant to demonstrate a return to regular leader-to-leader dialogue between the two powers.

Failed Australian rideshare app accuses Uber of illegally operating service to gain unfair advantage

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A failed Australian taxi-industry disruptor told a court on Tuesday that Uber began illegally operating its ridesharing service in Australia a decade ago to gain an unfair advantage over competitors.
In the news today: Key politicians to testify at foreign interference inquiry today

In the news today: Key politicians to testify at foreign interference inquiry today

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Ballard shares up after signing largest order ever with European bus maker Solaris

Ballard shares up after signing largest order ever with European bus maker Solaris

VANCOUVER — Shares of Ballard Power Systems were up more than 18 per cent after it announced a long-term supply agreement with European bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach that it called its largest order ever for fuel cell engines.