GM’s first all-electric vehicle plant in Detroit will have Canadian spillover benefits

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR January 27, 2020 General Motors’ announcement Monday that it will invest US$3 billion to create its first all-electric production plant in Hamtramck, Mich., has Canadian automotive analysts and officials calling Southwestern Ontario the “sweet spot” for a piece of the industry’s future. The automaker will spend US$2.2 billion over 18 months […]

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 wouldn’t have saved the General Motors (GM) plant in Oshawa, Ont. Under USMCA, 75 per cent of a vehicle will have […]