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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A General Motors plant once described as being on life support might not be out of the woods yet, but there's a new ray of light at Oshawa Assembly - Canada's oldest auto factory. The plant's supply of models has dwindled in recent years, with only the Chevrolet Impala and aging Cadillac XTS...
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    Unionized General Motors workers in Canada ratified a new collective agreement yesterday, with the automaker agreeing to invest $421 million ($554 million CAD) into its northern operations. The deal, which sees full-size pickup final assembly come to Oshawa, was sealed after 64.7 percent of the...
  3. Global Chevrolet News
    Trucks are coming back to Oshawa - kinda. According to The Globe and Mail, a $400-million investment will fund upgrades necessary for Oshawa to perform final assembly of General Motors pickups using bodies manufactured in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and shipped to Canada. The report states the...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Shortly after the stroke of midnight, Jerry Dias and the rest of the Unifor-GM bargaining committee sat down in front of reporters immediately after marathon negotiations. Dias, the president of Unifor, was elated. "I am pleased to announce to our members … that we have found a solution...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association is urging Ottawa to involve themselves in Canadian contract talks between the Detroit Three and Unifor. The parts makers are asking Ottawa to immediately alter the federal Automotive Innovation Fund (AIF), changing the $500 million loan-based fund...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Detroit Three automakers need to invest in their Canadian operations or it's no deal, the president of the union representing hourly workers said yesterday. Contract talks kick off tomorrow between the automakers and Unifor, but a cloud already hangs over the negotiations in the form of recent...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant is bleeding vehicles and in danger of closing, but the city and its workers aren't going down without a fight. GM employees, their union, and local government representatives want a new mandate to produce vehicles beyond 2017, invoking images of...
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