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News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Government General
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

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
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.

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
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.

News Automotive General
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.

News Automotive General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
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.