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Global vehicle production tumbling amid slumping auto sales, and Canada is leading the pack

Stefanie Marotta, Globe and Mail August 8, 2019 Canadian vehicle manufacturing is tumbling amid a prolonged slump in sales, with production in the first half of the year dropping below one million units for the...

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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 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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Automotive’s new reality

Nate Hendley, Canadian Metalworking May 6, 2019 There is a sense of wary optimism among companies that provide parts, services, and equipment to automotive clients, despite some big industry setbacks. Prominent...

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Toyota Canada to begin producing Lexus NX at Cambridge, Ont. facility in 2022

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance April 29, 2019 Toyota Canada will begin producing Lexus crossover vehicles at its facility in Cambridge, Ont., a significant win for the Canadian auto industry at a time of conc...

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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 spell...

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Ontario aims to replace GM with Magna, Martinrea or other in Oshawa

February 15, 2019 – Automotive News Canada Perry LefkoTORONTO — The Ontario government has discussed with Magna International and other companies that have expressed an interest in utilizing General Motors’ Osh...

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Ontario releases $40M auto plan encouraging investment

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada February 14, 2019 TORONTO — The Ontario government on Thursday released its plan to support the automotive sector, promising to assist suppliers, boost high-tech skills tra...