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Automotive Market Intelligence Environment and Energy

Canada’s auto industry fears blowback over government’s tough emissions stance

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada July 16, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s alliance with California in a battle over greenhouse-gas emissions could erase hard-won trade protections, deter investment and drive up pri...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Environment and Energy

Why the Canada-California agreement to produce clean cars might get messy

While academics and non-profits think it’s a better position for the auto industry, carmakers call the move premature. And what about NAFTA? Bobby Hristova, Financial Post June 27, 2019 Canadian car manufacture...

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Trump administration working with Democrats on USMCA ratification following months of deadlock

Adrian Morrow, Robert Fife, The Globe and Mail June 18, 2019 The Trump administration is working on a deal with congressional Democrats to ratify its overhauled trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, showing t...

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Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Hurt Canadian Parts Makers

Flavio Volpe, president of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers Assn., says most of the 65 Canada-owned parts makers operating in Mexico do business with Mexico-based assemblers, who could lose a significant...

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Automotive Market Intelligence NAFTA Trade

Canada, U.S. and Mexico reach deal to lift Trump administration’s steel and aluminium tariffs

Adrian Morrow, Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail May 17, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland have scheduled an announcement in Hamilton Friday, where they are expected to ann...

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Automotive Market Intelligence Business Development Uncategorized

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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As U.S. lowers auto emissions standards, Canada is at a fuel efficiency crossroads

Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press (via the Toronto Star) May 5, 2019 TORONTO – The federal government has started to give away money to encourage people to buy electric cars, but before long it will have to decide...

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Freeland says Canada won’t reopen USMCA trade talks to address Democrat demands

Adrian Morrow, Globe and Mail April 4th, 2019Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will not reopen trade talks to satisfy the demands of congressional Democrats, putting further pressure on the...

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‘It’s just a report’: U.S. business groups play down coming analysis of new NAFTA deal

Daniel Dale, Toronto Star, Washington Bureau Chief Thursday, April 4, 2019WASHINGTON—A coalition of businesses pushing Congress to approve the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico says the public shouldn’t put...

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Automotive Market Intelligence

Trump’s threat to close Mexican border a looming disaster for auto industry

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star April 3rd, 2019 Auto industry analysts are warning production would come to a grinding halt in a matter of days should American President Donald Trump follow through on his threat to ...