FCA prepares to restart North American operations
Thorough daily cleaning schedules to be instituted to maintain enhanced levels of cleanliness and disinfection
Trump, Democrats in tentative deal on passing USMCA
Would give both Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a major accomplishment despite impeachment turmoil.
Detroit Three “won’t waver” from $1.5B investment in Canada
Despite protectionist rhetoric, they’re encouraged by Trump’s comment about just tweaking NAFTA.
NA clean energy pledge prompts talk of more hydro exports
Should be good news to governments in BC and Newfoundland.
Volvo profits down as truck sales fall 7% in North America
But demand for heavy-duty vehicles rose by 23% in Europe.
Roxul announces global industrial technical insulation platform
Company says merger was necessary to link North American business to global community.
Ontario vows to be first on continent to ban coal fired electricity generation
Ontario Liberals plan to introduce legislation that would keep generating stations from ever burning coal again once it’s eliminated in 2014.
Petrogas deal will bolster Altagas’ access to North American markets
Deal includes infrastructure Altagas needs to pursue a partnership with Japan’s Idemitsu Koas Co. Ltd. to export gas overseas
North American free trade deal with EU needed: ex Mexican diplomat
Arturo Sarukhan says not binding together trade processes will cause supply chain disruptions.
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.
Honda recovers from disasters: $1.7B quarterly profit
More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.
Magna raises sales 2012 outlook 8%
Magna International Inc. is raising sales predictions by as much as 8% in 2012 as the auto parts maker looks to new markets for growth.
$100B in lost output to China coming home: BCG
Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.
Fears of North American recession recede
Canada’s factories were humming in August, and US consumers were buying last month, strong indicators the North American recovery is alive and kicking.
Robotics orders score big gains in 2010
Last year was a good one for North American robotics companies: orders from worldwide customers were up 52%, reports the Robotic Industries Association.