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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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‘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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Global vehicle production tumbling amid slumping auto sales, and Canada is leading the pack

Stefanie Marotta, Globe and Mail August 8, 2019 Canadian vehicle manufacturing is tumbling amid a prolonged slump in sales, with production in the first half of the year dropping below one million units for the...

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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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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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GM to convert Oshawa factory into ‘aftermarket plant’ and AV test track

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 8, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors will turn its Oshawa, Ont., factory into an “aftermarket plant,” producing parts, but most of the 2,600 hourly workers will still lose ...