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 spells good news locally given how the Windsor Assembly Plant has benefited from a long-term deal with Waymo to purchase 62,000 Pacifica Hybrids for conversion to its […]

New Detroit plant means thousands of new Windsor jobs — auto parts boss

Dave Battagello, Windsor Star March 1, 2019The head of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association estimates there could potentially be a 10-per-cent economic boost to industry in the Windsor area equating to roughly 3,000 new jobs thanks to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ US$4.5-billion announcement that includes a new auto assembly plant in Detroit. “Any new plant at […]