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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 ...

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Auto industry could shift to make ventilators

ADAM BEHSUDI, Politico March 18, 2019 General Motors is studying whether to retool its shuttered production lines to make ventilators and other needed medical equipment to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, c...

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Impact of COVID-19 ripples through automotive sector

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 17, 2020 Southwestern Ontario’s automotive supply chain remains healthy despite the disruption of COVID-19, but industry officials are keeping a watchful eye on a border that’s ...

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Ontario offers $14M to auto industry to pay for apprentices

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 28, 2020 The Government of Ontario is giving the auto industry $14 million to pay for apprentices and work placements for postsecondary students and recent graduates....

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Parts makers plan all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 8, 2020 Canadian auto suppliers aim to build and unveil by 2022 a zero-emissions concept car made entirely of parts and software sourced at home. Project Arrow is int...

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Future Auto 1: Cars will soon change daily life as much as smart phones did

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR December 11, 2019 The automobile redefined life in the 20th century, but the vehicle of the future will likely embed itself even deeper into our daily lives. Electric, connected and i...

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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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Canadian Innovation Day at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – December 4, 2019

The Consulate General of Canada, in partnership with the APMA, has been granted an opportunity to showcase Canada automotive capabilities to decision makers and influencers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in...

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Potential Fiat-Renault merger could point to further auto sector consolidation: Manufacturers’ association

Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the possible auto sector impact a merger between Fiat and Renault would have. He notes this move would benef...

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‘Risks, opportunities’ for Canadian auto sector from potential impact of a Fiat-Renault mega-deal

No plant closures on table as deal aims to seek efficiencies through common global vehicle platforms, architectures, powertrains, technologies Geoff Zochodne, Financial Post May 27, 2019 The proposed merger of ...