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Will Ontario’s 3rd economic development minister in a year be a charm for auto?

Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada August 07, 2019 A revolving door appears to have been installed at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Vic Fedeli became the third minist...

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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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GM Oshawa 2.0 marks a first for the automaker

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 27, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors’ $170-million plan to turn its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant into a parts operation signals a new business model for the automaker and giv...

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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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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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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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Ontario aims to replace GM with Magna, Martinrea or other in Oshawa

February 15, 2019 – Automotive News Canada Perry LefkoTORONTO — The Ontario government has discussed with Magna International and other companies that have expressed an interest in utilizing General Motors’ Osh...

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Ontario releases $40M auto plan encouraging investment

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada February 14, 2019 TORONTO — The Ontario government on Thursday released its plan to support the automotive sector, promising to assist suppliers, boost high-tech skills tra...

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How Canada’s auto industry can take advantage of new trade deals

Rob Bostelaar February 11, 2019 – Automotive News Canada TORONTO — Jim Carr, federal minister of international trade diversification, says that newly signed trade deals — particularly with fast-growing Asia — h...

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End of GM’s Oshawa plant to be a $3B blow to Canadian supply industry

Dana Flavelle Automotive News Canada General Motors’ decision to end production at its Oshawa assembly plant next year is a blow to Canada’s multi-million dollar auto supply industry, the head of the Automotive...