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Canada’s auto industry fears blowback over government’s tough emissions stance

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada July 16, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s alliance with California in a battle over greenhouse-gas emissions could erase hard-won trade protections, deter investment and drive up pri...

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Why the Canada-California agreement to produce clean cars might get messy

While academics and non-profits think it’s a better position for the auto industry, carmakers call the move premature. And what about NAFTA? Bobby Hristova, Financial Post June 27, 2019 Canadian car manufacture...

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LILLEY: Auto industry responds to good moves by Ford government

Brian Lilley, Toronto Sun June 13, 2019 Telling the world that Ontario is open for business, as the signs now say, is an easy thing for politicians to do. Actually delivering is something else. The Ford govern...

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The Intelligent Podcast – LeddarTech

Canada’s and Ontario’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem has been steadily growing in size and relevance. But for this trend to continue, AND to stay Canadian, we need Canadian venture capital. Join our VP of in...

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Canada, U.S. and Mexico reach deal to lift Trump administration’s steel and aluminium tariffs

Adrian Morrow, Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail May 17, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland have scheduled an announcement in Hamilton Friday, where they are expected to ann...

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FCA’s U.S. expansion stokes fears for Brampton

Dana Flavelle, Automotive News Canada May 15, 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ recent US $4.5 billion investment in new and existing assembly plants in Michigan will be a boon to Canadian parts suppliers, even a...

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Under pressure from Trump to save jobs, GM acts in Canada, Ohio

David Shepardson, Tyler Choi, Reuters May 8, 2019 WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Under political pressure not to cut jobs, General Motors Co announced on Wednesday it was in talks to sell its Lordstown, Ohio, p...

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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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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 ...