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GM-Honda Alliance presents opportunities to local suppliers

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star September 4, 2020 Canadian Association of Mold Makers chair Mike Bilton said southern Ontario’s automotive supply chain is in ‘prime position’ to take advantage of the newly announced...

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Despite COVID-19, auto sector officials cautiously optimistic

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 28, 2020 The strong rebound in vehicle sales, as well as automakers moving ahead again with planned programs, make Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio V...

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First chapter of automotive cyber security research group establishes chapter in Windsor

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star July 13, 2020 In a world where so much information is available at the click of button, shared knowledge and connections about what is happening in automotive cyber security has been ...

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Local auto sector capable of meeting emergency need for medical equipment

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 18, 2020 Borrowing a page from World War II history, Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio Volpe is suggesting Ontario’s automotive supply chain can help C...

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Impact of COVID-19 ripples through automotive sector

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 17, 2020 Southwestern Ontario’s automotive supply chain remains healthy despite the disruption of COVID-19, but industry officials are keeping a watchful eye on a border that’s ...

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GM’s first all-electric vehicle plant in Detroit will have Canadian spillover benefits

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR January 27, 2020 General Motors’ announcement Monday that it will invest US$3 billion to create its first all-electric production plant in Hamtramck, Mich., has Canadian automotive an...

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Arrow concept car to be a showcase for area automotive firms

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star January 24, 2020 The Windsor region and the auto cluster knitted together by the 401 in Southwestern Ontario will be key in the building of the Arrow concept car planned by the group ...

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Future Auto 1: Cars will soon change daily life as much as smart phones did

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR December 11, 2019 The automobile redefined life in the 20th century, but the vehicle of the future will likely embed itself even deeper into our daily lives. Electric, connected and i...

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Iconic Ford Mustang brand goes electric with SUV crossover

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star November 20, 2019 Ford Motor Company’s willingness to risk use its iconic Mustang nameplate on the new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV crossover represents a significant moment in th...

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Potential end to GM strike in US is good news for Southwestern Ontario companies

TREVOR WILHELM, Windsor Star October 16, 2019 A tentative deal following the bitter month-long General Motors strike in the U.S. has brought hope that 120 laid-off auto parts workers in the Windsor area could s...