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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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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 ...

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Unifor, GM announce investment plan for Oshawa plant, 300 jobs to be saved

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada May 8, 2019 General Motors will spend $170 million to transform its Oshawa Assembly Plant into a stamping and after-market parts facility, extending the life of the histo...

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Ontario Hatches Auto Rescue Plan

Having been elected on a program of generating jobs and facing the closure this summer of General Motors’ Oshawa assembly plant east of Toronto – with the loss of 3,000 jobs – the government of Premier Doug For...

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Feeder plants to feel the pinch with FCA’s Windsor Assembly Plant losing third shift

‘What Chrysler does, we follow suit,’ Syncreon Automotive worker saysCBC News March 29, 2019Two feeder plants for the Windsor Assembly Plant are waiting to find out what will happen once Fiat Chrysler Automobil...

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Fiat Cuts 1,500 Jobs as Canada Plant Reduces Minivan Output

Chester Dawson, Bloomberg March 28th, 2019Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is cutting about 1,500 jobs at a factory in Canada that’s scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.The Italian-American automak...

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Ontario aims to replace GM with Magna, Martinrea or other in Oshawa

February 15, 2019 – Automotive News Canada Perry LefkoTORONTO — The Ontario government has discussed with Magna International and other companies that have expressed an interest in utilizing General Motors’ Osh...