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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...

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Canadian industry leader calls reported U.S. move to pressure automakers ‘breathtakingly stupid’

By Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star Oct. 30, 2019 OTTAWA— The Canadian government is taking a wait-and-see approach to a report the Trump administration wants more power to tell automakers where to locate their p...

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Trump wants direct control over where cars are produced: Bloomberg

October 29, 2019, BNN Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss a report saying Donald Trump wants control over where auto parts are made as part of a...

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Canadian auto workers await ratification of GM-UAW deal

Company said to have lost US$2 billion over duration of strike, while workers gave up as much as US$4,000 Emily Jackson, Financial Post October 16, 2019 Thousands of Canadian auto workers could return to work a...

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GM Oshawa could be running by Friday now that UAW, automaker have reached tentative deal

MICHAEL MARTINEZ, Automotive News Canada October 16, 2019 General Motors Canada says it hopes to resume Canadian operations quickly, now that the UAW and automaker have reached a tentative deal on a new four-ye...

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GM issues layoff notices at Oshawa plant as strike in U.S. continues

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. (GM) has issued temporary layoff notices at its Oshawa Assembly Plant as the strike by workers in the United States continues into i...

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31st Annual Canada/U.S. Automotive Supplier Event

September 18, 2019, The Henry, Dearborn, MI The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) are pleased to host the 31st Annual Canada/U.S. Automot...

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GM to keep Oshawa plant alive, preserving 300 jobs — and hope of more to come

Plant to be transformed into a supplier of aftermarket parts for existing models and test track for autonomous vehicles Naomi Powell, Financial Post May 8, 2019 General Motors of Canada will keep its Oshawa ope...

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GM to invest $170-million to convert Oshawa plant, saving 300 union jobs

Eric Atkins, Globe and Mail May 8, 2019 General Motors Canada says it will invest $170-million and employ 300 people to make auto parts at its plant in Oshawa, Ont., after car assembly stops in December. Travis...

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GM to convert Oshawa factory into ‘aftermarket plant’ and AV test track

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 8, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors will turn its Oshawa, Ont., factory into an “aftermarket plant,” producing parts, but most of the 2,600 hourly workers will still lose ...