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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...

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Liberals announce apprenticeship plan during Windsor campaign stop

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 8, 2019 Patty Hajdu, the federal minister of employment, workforce and labour Patty Hajdu until Parliament was dissolved, used a Windsor campaign visit Tuesday to announce a r...

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Sales of FCA minivans hits slump again

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 2, 2019 Minivan sales tumbled for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the third quarter of 2019 as consumers continued their migration to light trucks/SUVs. Pacifica sales in the U.S...

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Spinoff benefits for local suppliers from Toyota announcement

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star April 29, 2019 Toyota Canada’s announcement Monday of new vehicle production at its Cambridge site is good news for southwestern Ontario automotive suppliers. Toyota President Fred Vo...

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Waymo’s choice to build in Detroit likely to create spinoff benefits for Windsor

Waymo, the Google-connected company seeking to advance self-driving vehicles, announced Tuesday it will open a manufacturing facility in Detroit. Dave Battagello, Windsor Star, April 23, 2019 The decision spell...

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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 ...