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News Government Manufacturing General
March 23, 2020  

Ontario mobilizing manufacturing to fight COVID-19

New website seeks ideas, solutions, innovations to ramp up production of needed coronavirus supplies.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 18, 2019  

Canadian auto sector starting to feel effect of GM strike in US

Companies are looking to adjust production schedules to adapt to the disruption.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
August 14, 2018  

Japan’s auto OEMs: Their rising influence in Canada’s industry

The Japanese brand is expanding its footprint amid changing trade conditions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 25, 2018  

NAFTA: Political heavyweights hit Washington in hunt for deal

People briefed on developments say a deal is possible as early as this week, based on a variety of factors.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

Auto industry skeptical of Canadian TPP side deal on autos with Japan

Trade minister claims Canada won its greatest market access ever into the Japanese market.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Auto sector reps criticize CEOs for pushing Canada to join new TPP

They say it’s bad for the small and medium-sized auto parts companies and their employees.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 14, 2017  

Canada’s C-Suite relieved by Trump’s positive trade tone

Comforted by his “very outstanding trade relationship with Canada” comment.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
June 15, 2016  

Wynne affirms Ontario commitments to auto, environment

Ontario premier headlines annual Auto Parts Manufacturers Association gathering.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 15, 2015  

Another bump in the road

TPP auto parts concessions cut deeper than advertised.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
June 4, 2015  

Auto suppliers have work to do to keep pace globally

Pressure from Mexico, Southern US and CAFE requirements provide growth potential for auto parts manufacturers, conference hears.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
August 24, 2014  

Mind the curve

There are new challenges, but automotive opportunities are plentiful.

Feature Automotive Electronics Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
August 15, 2014  

Introducing the Connected Car

APMA-led project meets growing demand for automotive technology convergence.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 20, 2013  

PLANT print issue: Canada’s eroding auto industry

Without more investment, it will run out of gas.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations
August 15, 2013  

Q&A: APMA president Steve Rodgers

APMA president is confident, but cognizant of the changing marketplace.

Feature Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Production
August 15, 2013  

Best of times, worst of times

Automotive sales are great, but investment is going south.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 7, 2013  

NRC launches $45M automotive lightweighting program

The aim is to develop new aluminium-based manufacturing technology.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
August 14, 2012  

Time to hit the road

Automakers must look beyond North America.

Tech Centre Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 7, 2012  

APMA 2012: Experts say go global, innovative

Parts producers optimistic, but Europe, CAW negotiations and competition hampering sector growth amid recovery.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
March 14, 2012  

Driving an EV future

The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
August 4, 2011  

New directions for Ontario auto industry

Ontario automotive alliance promoting increased trade

News Business Operations Operations Technology
March 24, 2011  

Japan’s recovery offers opportunities for auto parts

Japanese automakers will be evaluating their global supply chains following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant disasters, which will impact Canadian auto parts suppliers.

News General
March 17, 2011  

Quake update: No lay-offs expected at Ont. Toyota, Honda plants

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is anticipating at least some disruption of parts to Japanese automakers’ manufacturing operations in Canada and the US.

News Business Operations
December 8, 2010  

Missing the boat

Several months of weak global car sales ended in September with the strongest year-over-year increase since May and Scotia Economics is forecasting sales this year will top 56 million units, a 5-million unit improvement over 2009.