Archive for author: Nick Persichilli

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Future Auto 1: Cars will soon change daily life as much as smart phones did

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR December 11, 2019 The automobile redefined life in the 20th century, but the vehicle of the future will likely embed itself even deeper into our daily lives. Electric, connected and i...

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Future Auto 2: Plants will still have workers, but they’ll produce more product

NORMAN DE BONO, THE LONDON FREE PRESS December 11, 2019 Natashia Mierkalns has to move fast on the job. Wiring electronics for a video module, or installing sensors, she is always moving and training, learning ...

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After much back and forth, USMCA relief is here at last

Campbell Clark, The Globe & Mail December 10, 2019 This is the end of the lingering psychodrama over replacing NAFTA. The deal signed Tuesday isn’t a massive overhaul of the revamped North American trade de...

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U.S. reaches deal with Canada, Mexico on revised USMCA trade pact

Adrian Morrow, The Globe & Mail December 10, 2019 The United States has reached a deal with Canada and Mexico to revise the new North American trade pact and satisfy demands from congressional Democrats, pa...

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Auto investment targeted by Ontario’s new site selection challenge

Greg Layson, Automotive News November 28, 2019 The Ontario government is launching a U.S.-style initiative designed to attract new auto and parts assembly to the province. A trio of high-profile cabinet ministe...

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Ontario launches Job Site Challenge, set to attract international manufacturing investments

Kelly Wang, Global News November 28, 2019 The province has unveiled a new initiative aimed at identifying and promoting shovel-ready mega-sites where large manufacturers can set up shop in Ontario. Provincial o...

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Mega search begins for ‘mega sites’ in Ontario

WOODSTOCK – The Ontario government is asking municipalities to identify massive tracts of land to give the province a leg up in attracting large manufacturing plants, an initiative an auto industry leader says ...

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Iconic Ford Mustang brand goes electric with SUV crossover

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star November 20, 2019 Ford Motor Company’s willingness to risk use its iconic Mustang nameplate on the new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV crossover represents a significant moment in th...

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Cyber Security 3 – With AJ Khan and KPMG’s John Heaton

Why am I getting this email? If you’re staring at a confusing email and you can’t answer that question, you probably shouldn’t do whatever the email is asking you to do. Phishing is the easies...

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Canadian parts association: Trump’s latest auto plan is ‘breathtakingly stupid’

October 30, 2019 Autonews Canada The president of the Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers Association can only describe U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest policy pitch for the auto industry in two words: Breath...