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Automotive Market Intelligence

Canada’s Ontario commits C$40 million to bolstering auto sector

February 14th, TORONTO (Reuters) Ontario, home to much of Canada’s auto industry, announced C$40.2 million ($30.18 million) in technology-focused funds for the auto industry on Thursday, aimed largely at develo...

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‘Long overdue’: Unifor standing behind 25,000 Mexican auto workers who’ve walked off the job

Unifor is currently campaigning against the movement of auto production to Mexico following GM’s announced plant closure in Oshawa Unifor National President Jerry Dias speaks at rally in Oshawa last month. Thi...

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Business Development Trade

Flavio Volpe on The Arlene Bynon Show

Arlene Bynon was joined by Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association of Canada, to discuss the state of Canadian auto manufacturing after GM rejected Unifor’s proposals to save ...

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U.S. demands more power over auto quotas ahead of USMCA signing

ADRIAN MORROW, U.S. CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 29, 2018 – Globe and Mail The Trump administration is pressing Mexican officials to give the United States the power to selectively punish automakers with p...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Business Development

This was pre-Trump: Why USMCA couldn’t have saved GM jobs in Oshawa

Jessy Bains, Yahoo Finance Canada Nov. 29, 2018 Canada is on the cusp of signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at this week’s G20 summit in Buenos Aires, but even the revamped trade deal wou...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Business Development

Unifor president wants Trudeau to use Trump tactics, impose stiff tariff on GM vehicles in Mexico

In addition to mothballing the Oshawa plant, GM’s cuts involve shutting down production at four facilities in the U.S, including in Ohio and Michigan THE CANADIAN PRESS November 28, 2018 WASHINGTON — The head o...

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North America is at ‘peak car.’ What does that mean for Canada’s remaining auto plants?

Only three of Canada’s remaining seven plants build hybrid vehicles Emily Jackson – Financial Post November 28, 2018 As Oshawa grapples with General Motors’ plans to stop production at its century-old assembly ...

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Martinrea to close parts plant that supplies GM’s ill-fated Oshawa operation

ERIC ATKINS, TRANSPORTATION REPORTER TIM SHUFELT, INVESTMENT REPORTER NOVEMBER 27, 2018 – Globe and Mail Automotive company Martinrea International Inc. says it plans to close a factory that makes parts for the...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Business Development

End of GM’s Oshawa plant to be a $3B blow to Canadian supply industry

Dana Flavelle Automotive News Canada General Motors’ decision to end production at its Oshawa assembly plant next year is a blow to Canada’s multi-million dollar auto supply industry, the head of the Automotive...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Business Development

GM’s Plan to Close Oshawa Plant Is Setback for Canada’s Auto Sector

Kim Mackrael and Paul Vieira The Wall Street Journal General Motors Co.’s decision to shut down its manufacturing operations in Oshawa, Ontario deals a blow to Canada’s government, which believed it had secured...