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 gives the factory a renewed lease on life. “Getting that kind of money is more than a stay of execution and […]

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 operations partially alive, investing $170 million and preserving 300 jobs as it transforms the plant into a supplier of aftermarket parts […]

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 Hester, chief executive officer of GM Canada, said the factory east of Toronto will convert to a facility […]