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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 ...

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Unifor, GM announce investment plan for Oshawa plant, 300 jobs to be saved

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada May 8, 2019 General Motors will spend $170 million to transform its Oshawa Assembly Plant into a stamping and after-market parts facility, extending the life of the histo...

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Diversification key to suppliers surviving GM Oshawa closure

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 06, 2019 TORONTO — The announcement to close GM’s Oshawa Assembly came overnight, but many of Canada’s auto parts suppliers saw the writing on the wall years ago and have ...

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Automotive’s new reality

Nate Hendley, Canadian Metalworking May 6, 2019 There is a sense of wary optimism among companies that provide parts, services, and equipment to automotive clients, despite some big industry setbacks. Prominent...

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As U.S. lowers auto emissions standards, Canada is at a fuel efficiency crossroads

Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press (via the Toronto Star) May 5, 2019 TORONTO – The federal government has started to give away money to encourage people to buy electric cars, but before long it will have to decide...

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Toyota to build Lexus NX luxury SUV at Ontario assembly plant

Company currently makes RAV4 crossover in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ont. CBC News Apr 26, 2019 Toyota will soon build a new vehicle in Canada, adding the Lexus NX luxury SUV to its Ontario assembly plants as of ...

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Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant -sources

Reuters, April 29, 2019 OTTAWA, April 29 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Monday, o...