The Tom McConnell Show, Newstalk 610 January 18, 2021 Flavio Volpe discusses exciting GM Canada EV announcement for Ingersoll, ON. Listen below.
Ford, GM to temporarily close Canadian auto plants to curb coronavirus spread, Martinrea eyes layoffs
Vanmala Subramaniam, Emily Jackson, Financial Post March 18, 2020 Less than 24 hours after the United Auto Workers union called for the temporary shutdown of auto factories across North America, two of the Big Three automakers confirmed they would be suspending manufacturing operations in the continent to curb the spread of COVID-19. In a statement, […]
MICHAEL MARTINEZ, Automotive News Canada October 16, 2019 General Motors Canada says it hopes to resume Canadian operations quickly, now that the UAW and automaker have reached a tentative deal on a new four-year labour contract in the United States. The strike by 46,000 hourly workers at 30 GM plants in the United States crippled […]
Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 2, 2019 Minivan sales tumbled for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the third quarter of 2019 as consumers continued their migration to light trucks/SUVs. Pacifica sales in the U.S. were down 24 per cent (21,697 sold) while the Caravan dropped 20 per cent (27,456 sold). In Canada, sales of the Pacifica […]
Emily Jackson, Financial Post September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. temporarily laid off about 1,200 employees and cut production in half at its plant in Oshawa, Ont. in response to the auto workers strike in the United States, a labour action that has disrupted North American supply chains and will, if not resolved quickly, trigger […]
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 since been finding other sources of revenue. According to industry experts, those efforts will mitigate the impact of the […]
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 among these setbacks is General Motors’ (GM) decision to shutter its Oshawa, Ont., plant by the end of this year. While GM’s announcement is […]