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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...

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Toyota Canada to begin producing Lexus NX at Cambridge, Ont. facility in 2022

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance April 29, 2019 Toyota Canada will begin producing Lexus crossover vehicles at its facility in Cambridge, Ont., a significant win for the Canadian auto industry at a time of conc...

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Spinoff benefits for local suppliers from Toyota announcement

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star April 29, 2019 Toyota Canada’s announcement Monday of new vehicle production at its Cambridge site is good news for southwestern Ontario automotive suppliers. Toyota President Fred Vo...

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Hosting the State of Queretaro’s Secretary of Economic Development

Last week, our friends @MexicoAdvantage helped us host @mdelprete , State of Queretaro’s Secretary of Economic Development, at our office for an evening with APMA members. It was a great conversation over a gre...

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Canadian ambassador to U.S. expects Trump will lift steel, aluminum tariffs in ‘next few weeks’

Adrian Morrow, The Globe and Mail February 21, 2019Ottawa’s ambassador to the United States says he is confident the Trump administration will lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in “the next few weeks....