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Border closure not expected to affect production, supply chains or dealer stock

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 18, 2020 North American auto production and dealer inventory shouldn’t be affected by the mutually agreed upon decision by Canada and the United States to close its bor...

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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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Flavio Volpe joins Arlene Bynon

December 19th, 2019 Flavio Volpe (President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association) joined the Arlene Bynon show to discuss the end of automotive production for GM in Oshawa, Ontario.

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Potential end to GM strike in US is good news for Southwestern Ontario companies

TREVOR WILHELM, Windsor Star October 16, 2019 A tentative deal following the bitter month-long General Motors strike in the U.S. has brought hope that 120 laid-off auto parts workers in the Windsor area could s...

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Canadian auto workers await ratification of GM-UAW deal

Company said to have lost US$2 billion over duration of strike, while workers gave up as much as US$4,000 Emily Jackson, Financial Post October 16, 2019 Thousands of Canadian auto workers could return to work a...

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GM Oshawa could be running by Friday now that UAW, automaker have reached tentative deal

MICHAEL MARTINEZ, Automotive News Canada October 16, 2019 General Motors Canada says it hopes to resume Canadian operations quickly, now that the UAW and automaker have reached a tentative deal on a new four-ye...

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GM restarts Ingersoll plant as scheduled despite ongoing U.S. strike

The Canadian Press, October 7, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors has restarted production at its assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., even as a strike by U.S. autoworkers enters a fourth week. The company shut ...

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Canadian auto parts firms hit hard by costly GM strike

Josh Rubin, Toronto Star Oct. 3, 2019 As the U.S. strike against General Motors continues, Canadian auto parts companies are losing millions of dollars and some could even go out of business, industry experts w...

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Production cut, temporary layoffs at GM Oshawa as U.S. strike continues

Emily Jackson, Financial Post September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. temporarily laid off about 1,200 employees and cut production in half at its plant in Oshawa, Ont. in response to the auto workers strike in t...