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September 15, 2015  

US factory production posts biggest fall in 19 months

Auto production plunged 6.4%, its steepest fall in more than three years.

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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 21, 2014  

Auto sector will help Canadian economy less than in US, Mexico in Q2

Scotiabank says Canadian auto sector will only add 0.2 percentage points to overall growth, compared to 0.7 in the US.

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January 20, 2014  

Malaysia eases curbs on production of small, energy efficient cars

New auto policy aims to raise total industry production to 1.25 million vehicles and exports to 250,000 vehicles by 2020.

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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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November 21, 2013  

Ford's Hinrichs sees auto sales slowing as need to replace aging cars ebbs

The automaker’s US sales rose 12% through October, outpacing the industry.

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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 20, 2013  

Hyundai to put hydrogen vehicle on the market by 2014

Korean automaker will make the first mass-produced fuel-cell vehicle sold in the North America.

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November 19, 2013  

BMW unveils "the new MINI"

The German automaker is pumping $1.2 billion into producing the newest version of Mini in the UK.

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November 18, 2013  

Thailand cuts growth forecast on sluggish exports, auto production

Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is likely to grow 3% this year instead of 3.8-4.3% predicted in August.

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November 13, 2013  

Vehicle production will "hit levels not seen in years": Scotiabank

The bank has revised its 2013 forecast for Canada to 1.735 million from 1.72 million units.

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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.

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April 19, 2013  

What’s left in the auto manufacturing tank?

Record sales are boosting production, but investments in Mexico and the US will wreak havoc on Canada’s sector.

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October 4, 2012  

Auto production revs up as global sales advance: Scotiabank

Vehicle sales up 8% in July and August over 2011, led by double-digit gains in South America.