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GM strike in U.S. expected to take toll on several Ontario vehicle parts and assembly plants

Eric Atkins, Globe and Mail September 16, 2019 A strike by 48,000 General Motors Co. workers at 33 auto factories and 22 parts distribution warehouses in the United States threatens to halt production at severa...

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GM strike could lead to thousands of job losses in Canadian auto industry

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance September 16, 2019 The United Auto Workers union’s strike by nearly 50,000 members against General Motors Co. in the United States could lead to thousands of job losses in the h...

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Auto industry in Ontario braces for impact from GM strike in U.S.

Josh Rubin, Toronto Star Sept. 16, 2019 As a strike by U.S. workers costs General Motors millions of dollars a day, executives and workers in Canada’s auto parts industry are also bracing for impact. “Like the ...

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‘There’s not a hope in hell Canada will escape negative impacts of a U.S. strike on GM’

Canadian partsmakers, dealers will be first to feel the hit — and as soon as this week Naomi Powell, Financial Post September 16, 2019 A strike against General Motors’ American factories would deliver a blow to...

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UPDATE: American GM Workers on Strike

September 15th 2019 – iHeart Radio A national strike in the U.S. could hurt Windsor’s manufacturing industry. Contract negotiations between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have broken dow...

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GM Oshawa 2.0 marks a first for the automaker

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 27, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors’ $170-million plan to turn its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant into a parts operation signals a new business model for the automaker and giv...

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FCA’s U.S. expansion stokes fears for Brampton

Dana Flavelle, Automotive News Canada May 15, 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ recent US $4.5 billion investment in new and existing assembly plants in Michigan will be a boon to Canadian parts suppliers, even a...

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What’s next for Canadian auto manufacturing?

Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association, on what Ontario’s new deals mean for the future of auto manufacturing in Canada   Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post May 14, 2019 Ge...

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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...