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News Automotive General
August 13, 2020  

Ford issues recalls of 63,367 Edge, Lincoln MKX and Corsair

Vehicles with 2016 to 2018 model years built at the Oakville Assembly Plant between mid-2014 and the end of 2017.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

Mack Trucks to lay off 300 at Pennsylvania assembly plant

Slowing production at Lower Macungie Township plant to cope with reduced demand.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
December 11, 2019  

Worker struck by equipment in assembly plant, company fined $65,000

Company pleads guilty to failing to ensure the machinery was maintained in good condition.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2019  

Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure

Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
June 17, 2019  

Reshaping the auto industry: Technology innovation is the way ahead

Global restructuring is underway; bold moves are needed.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 14, 2019  

Ohio governor doesn’t think GM will revive Lordstown assembly plant

Plant built its last car a week ago, eliminating the final 1,700 positions left at the factory.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 28, 2018  

Martinrea to shut Ajax parts plant when GM ends Oshawa production

Plant is entirely dependent on GM’s assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.

Feature Automotive General Production Technology
August 27, 2018  

Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production

Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 12, 2018  

FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses

Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
February 20, 2014  

Tenn. won’t rule out automakers with UAW contracts at Memphis site

The 6-square-mile “mega site” ideally is suited for a new auto assembly plant.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
September 26, 2013  

Ballard signs $11M deal for fuel cell bus program in China

Azure to buy licences and FCvelocity-HD7 power modules.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 9, 2013  

Magna nets $15M in Q2

Sales driven by 7% rise in North American vehicle production.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
August 27, 2012  

Ford breaks ground on new plant in Chongqing

Ford Motor Co. is building a sixth plant in China as part of an effort to increase its sales in the world’s largest auto market.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 22, 2012  

Avcorp extends $80M Boeing contract for wheel wells

Also covers assemblies and components that support the next generation 737, 747-8, 767.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
August 16, 2012  

Expert says CAW to target Chrysler first for a contract deal

“They can least afford a shutdown of operations in Canada.” — Tony Faria, University of Windsor