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Assembly-plant outlook is grim despite supplier optimism

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada September 11, 2020 When it comes to the competitiveness of the Canadian auto sector, it might be the best of times and the worst of times. Talk with many Canadian suppliers an...

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Ontario Preparing People for Careers in the Auto and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors

Office of the Premier August 31st, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $9.3 million in 11 training projects to help approximately 2,000 students and job seekers prepare for auto and advanced manu...

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Despite COVID-19, auto sector officials cautiously optimistic

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 28, 2020 The strong rebound in vehicle sales, as well as automakers moving ahead again with planned programs, make Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio V...

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APMA Reveals Project Arrow Finalists: 3 Finalists selected from across Canada

Toronto, ON. Today, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association revealed the 3 Finalists for the much-anticipated Project Arrow Design Competition. A diverse group of jurists includes global leaders in auto...

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APMA Reveals Project Arrow Judges Panel

Group to select 3 Finalists from 9 submissions Toronto, May 21, 2020. Today, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association revealed the names of the much-anticipated Project Arrow Design Judging Panel that wi...

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FCA design chief Ralph Gilles joins APMA Arrow program as judge

Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada May 21, 2020 Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ global design chief, will lead a nine-member panel of judges who will select finalists in the design competition for ...

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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....