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January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

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December 18, 2020  

Premier Ford pondering new COVID 19 measures for Ontario

Ontario is considering new measures to curb rapidly rising

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November 26, 2020  

Things to know about AG’s report on Ontario’s COVID-19 response

Said that Ontario’s measures were “slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces”

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November 10, 2020  

Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles

500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

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November 5, 2020  

Ford government to present first pandemic budget, next steps for recovery

Will include a new standard for long-term care: nursing home residents receive an average of four hours of direct care daily.

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October 9, 2020  

Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville

More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2020  

[UPDATED] Feds, Ontario ante up $590M for EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Funding is part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion.

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September 28, 2020  

Unifor workers vote to approve collective bargaining deal with Ford

A$1.8-billion investment to build electric vehicles at the Oakville plant, $148 million for Windsor powertrain plants.

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September 23, 2020  

Ford, Unifor reach tentative deal that includes $2B in EV contracts

Includes five electric vehicles for Oakville and an engine contract that could yield new jobs in Windsor.

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September 19, 2020  

Ontario reports 365 new COVID-19 cases over 24 hours, one death

The daily tally is slightly lower than the more than 400 new cases documented Sept. 18 and 19

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September 9, 2020  

Legault, Ford call on Ottawa to increase health transfers to provinces

No dollar amount set for the support they’re seeking but they believe a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer is needed.

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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.

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July 6, 2020  

Ford revives Bronco brand, aims at Jeep’s big off-road sales

Two- and four-door versions aimed at taking sales from Fiat Chrysler’s top brand.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Detroit 3 automaker will build an unidentified electric vehicle for Europe based on VW’s modular design.

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May 1, 2020  

Ford issues new COVID safety protocols for manufacturing reboot

Employees to get safety playbook plus personal protection and hygiene items, such as masks and sanitizer.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 7, 2020  

Ontario has enough health care protective gear for one more week: Ford

Various Ontario manufacturers are retooling to produce personal protective gear, but those supplies are weeks away from being ready.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 26, 2020  

Ford pushes for factory restart, unions not so sure

One Mexico facility and four in the US, not Oakville, Ont. plant.

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March 18, 2020  

Detroit 3, UAW agree on virus measures to keep plants running

Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.

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January 16, 2020  

Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers’ labour costs

Center for Automotive Research calculated GM and Ford will see total costs grow $8 per hour, Fiat Chrysler’s will rise by $11.

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December 2, 2019  

Ford, Moe and Higgs plan development of small nuclear reactors

Premiers who who oppose the federal carbon tax look to fight climate change with the technology.

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November 20, 2019  

NDP asks AG to probe green energy contract cancellations

Cost of cancelling 750 contracts could surpass the $231 million the government said it put aside.

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November 19, 2019  

Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles

Predicted they’ll make up 17% of global sales and 7% of US sales in 2030.

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November 11, 2019  

Ford electric vehicle chief sees more products, sales growth

Automaker is unveiling an electric SUV that is inspired by the Mustang performance car.

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October 31, 2019  

Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement

Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult

Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.

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September 5, 2019  

Illegal to force carbon price stickers on gas stations: lawsuit

Canadian Civil Liberties Association says Sticker Act violates free speech provisions of the Constitution.

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September 3, 2019  

UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3

But it doesn’t mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts expire Sept. 14.

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August 29, 2019  

Ford government files carbon tax challenge with top court

Province argues that Ontario’s Court of Appeal was wrong to find the carbon price was constitutional.

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August 14, 2019  

Ford extends transmission warranty for 560K Fiestas, Focuses

Covers 2014 through 2016 model year Focuses built before Nov. 5, 2015, as well as 2014 and 2015 Fiestas built before Oct. 15, 2014.

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July 23, 2019  

Ford adding 450 jobs in Chicago to meet rising SUV demand

Auto maker will upgrade a 200,000-square-foot building where it now modifies Explorers into versions for cops.

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July 22, 2019  

Ford to cut 200 jobs at Oakville auto assembly plant on slowing sales

4,600 workers produce the Ford Flex SUV, Lincoln MKT crossover, Ford Edge SUV and Lincoln MKX crossover.

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July 11, 2019  

Federal Liberals, Ontario Tories blame each other for Bombardier layoffs

Both point to transportation projects that could have secured work for the Thunder Bay plant.