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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 keep Oshawa plant alive, preserving 300 jobs — and hope of more to come

Plant to be transformed into a supplier of aftermarket parts for existing models and test track for autonomous vehicles Naomi Powell, Financial Post May 8, 2019 General Motors of Canada will keep its Oshawa ope...

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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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USMCA could increase cost of vehicles, says Scotiabank report

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada October 2, 2018 While the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has brought some stability and certainty back to the North America auto industry, one report says ...

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‘A sigh of relief,’ threatened auto tariffs not imposed in new NAFTA

However, NDP MP Tracey Ramsey says steel and aluminum tariffs still pose a threat to the auto sector Flora Pan, CBC News Oct 01, 2018 There are no auto tariffs placed on Canadian vehicles as outlined in the new...

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Windsor to profit from new North American trade agreement

There was excitement from both industry officials and labour Monday about what the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will mean to the Canadian auto industry and automotive towns like Windsor. DAVE WADDE...