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Under pressure from Trump to save jobs, GM acts in Canada, Ohio

David Shepardson, Tyler Choi, Reuters May 8, 2019 WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Under political pressure not to cut jobs, General Motors Co announced on Wednesday it was in talks to sell its Lordstown, Ohio, p...

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GM to keep Oshawa plant alive, preserving 300 jobs — and hope of more to come

Plant to be transformed into a supplier of aftermarket parts for existing models and test track for autonomous vehicles Naomi Powell, Financial Post May 8, 2019 General Motors of Canada will keep its Oshawa ope...

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GM to invest $170-million to convert Oshawa plant, saving 300 union jobs

Eric Atkins, Globe and Mail May 8, 2019 General Motors Canada says it will invest $170-million and employ 300 people to make auto parts at its plant in Oshawa, Ont., after car assembly stops in December. Travis...

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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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Unifor, GM announce investment plan for Oshawa plant, 300 jobs to be saved

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada May 8, 2019 General Motors will spend $170 million to transform its Oshawa Assembly Plant into a stamping and after-market parts facility, extending the life of the histo...

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Automotive Market Intelligence

Ontario Hatches Auto Rescue Plan

Having been elected on a program of generating jobs and facing the closure this summer of General Motors’ Oshawa assembly plant east of Toronto – with the loss of 3,000 jobs – the government of Premier Doug For...

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Automotive Market Intelligence

Canada’s Ontario commits C$40 million to bolstering auto sector

February 14th, TORONTO (Reuters) Ontario, home to much of Canada’s auto industry, announced C$40.2 million ($30.18 million) in technology-focused funds for the auto industry on Thursday, aimed largely at develo...

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‘Long overdue’: Unifor standing behind 25,000 Mexican auto workers who’ve walked off the job

Unifor is currently campaigning against the movement of auto production to Mexico following GM’s announced plant closure in Oshawa Unifor National President Jerry Dias speaks at rally in Oshawa last month. Thi...

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Flavio Volpe on The Arlene Bynon Show

Arlene Bynon was joined by Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association of Canada, to discuss the state of Canadian auto manufacturing after GM rejected Unifor’s proposals to save ...

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Unifor president wants Trudeau to use Trump tactics, impose stiff tariff on GM vehicles in Mexico

In addition to mothballing the Oshawa plant, GM’s cuts involve shutting down production at four facilities in the U.S, including in Ohio and Michigan THE CANADIAN PRESS November 28, 2018 WASHINGTON — The head o...