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News Automotive General
January 6, 2021  

Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster

Pandemic forced auto factories and many dealerships to shut down in April and May

News Automotive Electronics Business Operations Production Technology
January 4, 2021  

Magna to collaborate with Fisker

Complements EV platform sharing, vehicle engineering and manufacturing cooperation

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
January 4, 2021  

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot shareholders approve merger

Taking on an enormous technological shift in auto industry

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 2, 2021  

Tesla’s annual sales up 36%

But, electric car firm falls short of delivery goal

News Automotive Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production Technology
December 23, 2020  

GM opens 3D printing facility in Detroit

General Motors announced the opening of the 15,000-square-foot Additive

News Automotive Business Operations General
December 21, 2020  

Linamar fined $200K after unprotected worker hit by furnace fireball

Labour Ministry says the worker was not wearing protective clothing or a shield, in violation of the law

News Automotive Transportation General Production Technology
December 19, 2020  

Volkswagen facing ‘massive’ shortage of electronic parts

Supply bottleneck caused by a shortage of semiconductor components

News Automotive Government General
December 18, 2020  

Ontario supporting laid-off auto workers in Windsor

Action centre provides employment services and training to those who lost their jobs

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Minerals General
December 17, 2020  

Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles

E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.

News Automotive General
December 17, 2020  

Honda recalls 130,000 vehicles in Canada

Models impacted include: Fit, Accord, Civic, Insight and Acura ILX

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2020  

Auto sector slow to hire back in Q3 as manufacturers lagged

Jobs in many parts of the auto industry still down by double digits in the summer compared with 2019.

News Automotive General
December 10, 2020  

Indian auto parts company expanding operations to Ontario

Plastic Component Industries will invest $4 million in the new facility.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 4, 2020  

Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden

Most automakers want one national standard so they don’t have to build two versions of each vehicle.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

Auto sales fall 10.4% in November as COVID-19 restrictions return

128,351 cars and trucks were sold, down 10.4% from a year ago.

News Automotive General Technology
November 24, 2020  

Researcher develops innovative way to look inside lithium ion batteries

Rapid testing of the particles inside a lithium ion battery at the nano scale wins Audrey Taylor a Mitacs award.