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January 28, 2013  

Boeing 787 battery probe shifts to monitoring system

No evidence GS Yuasa battery is the problem’s source.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
January 16, 2013  

Magna Int. expects global sales up to $32.7 billion in 2013

Half of total sales expected to come from North American manufacturing operations.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 10, 2012  

GM’s Opel to end car production at German plant in 2016

Warehouse to continue operating and Bochum factory may make components

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
November 15, 2012  

Linamar Q2 profit and sales are up

An increase of 6.6% over results from a year ago.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 15, 2012  

UPDATE: CAW wants to share in automakers’ rising profits

We won’t be overzealous.” — CAW president Ken Lewenza.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
August 15, 2012  

23,000 Chinese cars recalled in Australia: asbestos found in parts

Carcinogen initially found in spare parts, sparking wider investigation.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 14, 2012  

CAW focusing on Detroit 3’s profits as contract talks begin

Sacrifices were made, now workers should reap benefits too: Stanford.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 10, 2012  

Magna consolidates ownership of E Car partnership

Auto parts maker eyeing lucrative H/EV components, systems and engineering services.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 1, 2012  

TRW Automotive’s Q2 income drops 25%

Higher costs, flat sales in Europe cited.

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.

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June 1, 2012  

Wescast sells to Bohong for $195M

A subsidiary of Chinese auto parts firm Sichuan Bohong Industry Co. Ltd. is acquiring Wescast Industries Inc. for $195 million.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 25, 2012  

Auto parts industry rebounds: Scotia Economics

Canada’s position as a major auto parts producer is being undermined by the inability of suppliers to make inroads in the Asian and Latin American markets.

Tech Centre Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
March 30, 2012  

Automotive bioplastic

A University of Toronto research project aims to produce a bioplastic using shellfish that will be used to make vehicle parts.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
March 27, 2012  

Three class actions launched against auto parts makers

Canadian car dealers have launched three class-action lawsuits iagainst several auto parts manufacturers, claiming they colluded to fix prices for nearly a decade.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
March 7, 2012  

Linamar eyes growth outside of North America

Linamar is focusing more on markets outside of North America, although CEO Linda Hasenfratz says the Detroit automakers will continue to be important customers.