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News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 9, 2020  

New York City pulls 298 Bombardier subway cars, cites safety concerns

Problems with car doors adds to additional issues with Bombardier’s performance noted by the MTA.

News Automotive Government General
April 4, 2019  

New York will be first US city to charge congestion toll

London, Singapore and Stockholm have all implemented similar systems.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 30, 2019  

Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to NYC after problems

Deliveries suspended, citing software issues and past problems with springs between the cars and doors weeping oil.

News Electronics General
November 13, 2018  

Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia [UPDATED]

Toronto’s hopes of hosting Amazon’s new HQ have been dashed.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 7, 2018  

Tories call Wynne’s pushback against Buy American a ‘last ditch election ploy’

Premier’s move backed by federal Liberals, panned by trade analysts.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 7, 2018  

Ontario plans Buy American retaliation: will discuss with other provinces

Planned bill would reduce procurement opportunities for states that adopt Buy American provisions.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 1, 2017  

Tesla starts producing solar cells in Buffalo

Company hopes to scale cell production beyond two gigawatts annually.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 10, 2017  

Cascades to close New York City packaging plant

Facility has reached its physical limits, selling property for $72 million.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Technology
May 15, 2017  

GM launches Maven car sharing service in New York

Members of the service can use a smartphone app to unlock access to the automaker’s vehicles for up to 28 days.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
April 7, 2017  

Ontario’s Wynne reaches out to US governors to win allies on free trade

Provincial government fears a proposed Buy American bill in New York state could trigger a domino effect in other states.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 21, 2017  

Ontario to push for exemption to NY Buy American policy

Will focus not on the potential impacts to New York’s “self interest.”

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
January 2, 2017  

Tesla, Panasonic to make PV cells in Buffalo

Cells, modules will be used in solar panels for non-solar roof products and solar glass tile roofs that Tesla plans to begin making.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 15, 2016  

GM investing $334M in New York state plants

Money will pay for new equipment and machinery at factories in Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
July 20, 2016  

Three US states sue Volkwagen and affiliates over diesel scandal

Lawsuits allege VW employees tried to cover up emissions cheating.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
July 27, 2015  

NY wins $600M for photonics R&D and manufacturing hub

Photonics “ecosystem” will include foundry access, automated packaging, assembly and workforce development.