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News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Quebec to ban sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035

$6.7-billion plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will also pay for more electric charging stations and convert buildings to electric heating.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 12, 2020  

Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing

$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 11, 2020  

Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group

$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 11, 2020  

Auto industry has hit trough from COVID-19: Linamar CEO

Hasenfratz says auto sales have bounced back from Q2 lows, although still dragging from the pandemic.

News Automotive General Sustainability
November 10, 2020  

Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles

500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 10, 2020  

Federal government still working on investments in Fiat Chrysler, GM

Open to working with other automakers who submit plans to increase their footprints in Canad

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Minerals General
November 9, 2020  

Mining metals needed for electrification faces low price obstacle

More than $1 trillion of investment needed in key aluminum, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium over the next 15 years.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 5, 2020  

Unifor, GM reach tentative labour deal after extending negotiation

Deal recommended for 1,700 members working at GM plants in St. Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon

There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.

News Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive General
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.