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Iconic Ford Mustang brand goes electric with SUV crossover

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star November 20, 2019 Ford Motor Company’s willingness to risk use its iconic Mustang nameplate on the new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV crossover represents a significant moment in th...

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Liberals announce apprenticeship plan during Windsor campaign stop

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 8, 2019 Patty Hajdu, the federal minister of employment, workforce and labour Patty Hajdu until Parliament was dissolved, used a Windsor campaign visit Tuesday to announce a r...

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Sales of FCA minivans hits slump again

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...

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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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Trump’s threat to close Mexican border a looming disaster for auto industry

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star April 3rd, 2019 Auto industry analysts are warning production would come to a grinding halt in a matter of days should American President Donald Trump follow through on his threat to ...

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Area companies see future in non-traditional markets

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star April 2, 2019In each of the past four months, Jonathan Azzopardi has jetted halfway around the world to spend a week at a time trying to connect into the complicated web of the busine...

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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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Windsor to profit from new North American trade agreement

There was excitement from both industry officials and labour Monday about what the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will mean to the Canadian auto industry and automotive towns like Windsor. DAVE WADDE...