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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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Case Study: How Automotive Grants Help Overcome Growth Challenges

Canadian automotive manufacturers can accelerate growth by integrating their strategic activities with government funding, but how exactly does it work? How do other automotive manufacturers use government gran...

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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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Waymo’s choice to build in Detroit likely to create spinoff benefits for Windsor

Waymo, the Google-connected company seeking to advance self-driving vehicles, announced Tuesday it will open a manufacturing facility in Detroit. Dave Battagello, Windsor Star, April 23, 2019 The decision spell...

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Freeland says Canada won’t reopen USMCA trade talks to address Democrat demands

Adrian Morrow, Globe and Mail April 4th, 2019Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will not reopen trade talks to satisfy the demands of congressional Democrats, putting further pressure on the...

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‘It’s just a report’: U.S. business groups play down coming analysis of new NAFTA deal

Daniel Dale, Toronto Star, Washington Bureau Chief Thursday, April 4, 2019WASHINGTON—A coalition of businesses pushing Congress to approve the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico says the public shouldn’t put...

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FCA decision painful but not crippling to local economy, auto experts say

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 29, 2019The impact of FCA Canada’s announcement on Thursday that it would eliminate a shift and up to 1,500 jobs at its Windsor Assembly Plant quickly spread to the plant’s Tier...

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Fiat Cuts 1,500 Jobs as Canada Plant Reduces Minivan Output

Chester Dawson, Bloomberg March 28th, 2019Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is cutting about 1,500 jobs at a factory in Canada that’s scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.The Italian-American automak...

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces $40-million funding for auto sector

Laura Stone – Globe and Mail FEBRUARY 14, 2019Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced on Thursday that his government is committing $40-million over three years for the auto sector, with a focus on modernization an...

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Doug Ford announces $40M for Ontario auto sector plan

Announcement part of 10-year plan to strengthen auto sector’s competitiveness The Canadian Press/CBC Feb 14, 2019 Ontario is putting $40 million over three years into a new plan for the auto sector, including f...