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October 22, 2020  

Can’t crush this: Beetle armour gives clues to tougher planes

Bug’s crush-resistant shell could teach scientists about designing stronger planes and buildings.

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October 22, 2020  

Fiat Chrysler hires 4,100 Detroit residents for new plant

Part of a development deal with the city for the land where Mack assembly plant is being built.

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October 20, 2020  

Cymat and Tesseract co-operate on aluminum foam use

SmartMetal used in combination with a high-strength aluminum skin for crash energy absorption.

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October 20, 2020  

Magna CEO Walker to retire at end of 2020, Seetarama Kotagiri up next

Kotagiri, currently Magna’s president, has more than 25 years of automotive industry experience, 21 years with the company.

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October 20, 2020  

FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for EVs

Deal adds about 2,000 new jobs by 2024, helping the company bounce back from staffing cuts over recent months.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
October 13, 2020  

Knoxville purchases up to 25 battery-electric New Flyer buses

Contract includes charging infrastructure, installation services and options for more buses.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2020  

Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville

More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2020  

[UPDATED] Feds, Ontario ante up $590M for EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Funding is part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion.

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October 8, 2020  

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.

News Automotive General
October 1, 2020  

Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed

Automaker would get an 11% stake in exchange for engineering and building Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel cell and electric pickup truck.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

Ohio tells GM to repay tax break after it shut down plant

Automaker must also invest $12 million in workforce and education needs near the former Lordstown plant closed last year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

Unifor workers vote to approve collective bargaining deal with Ford

A$1.8-billion investment to build electric vehicles at the Oakville plant, $148 million for Windsor powertrain plants.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 24, 2020  

New SUV is next step in VW’s post scandal electric offensive

ID.4 combines the battery drive favoured by environmental rules in Europe and China.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 23, 2020  

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

Proposed rule would end the sales of all new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks.