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September 26, 2018  

Cadillac brand will return to Michigan from New York

Company says brand’s workers need to be closer to engineers and designers; Cadillac plans to launch a new vehicle every six months for the next three years.

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February 27, 2017  

Magna raises concerns about protectionist trade measures

CEO Don Walker says any border adjustment tax would be negative for the industry.

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October 26, 2015  

Maintenance workers at VW in Tennessee seek new UAW vote

Election on exclusive bargaining rights would only apply to the about 165 “skilled trade” workers at the plant.

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October 22, 2015  

Lexus tops Consumer Reports reliability survey

The worst performers were Infiniti, Cadillac, Ram, Jeep and Fiat among 28 brands.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 25, 2015  

Canada’s auto industry driving towards increased profits

Production expected to grow by 2.5%; weaker loonie will increase profits to $2.3 billion this year.

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April 14, 2014  

Auto demand gives aluminum industry biggest boost since beverage cans

Demand from transportation, including aerospace, is to grow 4% to 6% annually.

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April 8, 2014  

GM investing $449M in 2 Detroit plants to build next-gen Volt

Automaker also confirms two future products would go to the plant, eventually bringing a second shift.

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March 11, 2014  

Ontario, Alberta have mixed reactions to South Korean trade deal

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario is supportive of opening up opportunities for Ontario, but has concerns about the auto sector.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 17, 2013  

Inside GM’s huge investments in five US facilities

$1.3 billion investment brings automaker’s total spending on US manufacturing plants to $2.8 billion in 2013.

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December 16, 2013  

Retiring GM CEO says taxpayers gained on bailout even with paper loss

Dan Akerson says taxpayers would have had to pick up the company’s $26 billion pension obligation if the automaker went under.

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December 5, 2013  

Renault, Chinese partner get government OK for $1.3B joint venture

The French automaker and partner Dongfeng Motor Group. will each own 50% of the venture.

News Business Operations Operations
November 21, 2013  

US government expects to sell remaining GM stock by year's end

The Canadian government sold a block of 30 million GM shares in September, valued at $1.1 billion.

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November 19, 2013  

Daimler pays $845 million for 12% stake in Chinese partner

Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.

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November 3, 2013  

October auto sales up 7.4% over 2012, DesRosiers says

Ford led the way with a gain of more than 10%, selling 22,635 vehicles for the month, up from 20,561 a year ago.

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October 10, 2013  

Auto production falling short amid cost competition from Mexico, US

Despite high sales, assembly plants in Canada aren’t growing the way they should be.