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Jan. 17, 2017 - General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs.
Jan. 11, 2017 - Up to 70 jobs in Windsor, Ontario’s automotive sector could be created as a result of a federal investment of up to $3 million for Nemak of Canada, in partnership with Arbec Tool and Machine Ltd.
Jan. 9, 2017 - Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM), a division of Honda Canada, announced today it will invest $492 million over the next three years to help modernize its operations in Alliston, Ont., and “significantly” improve its manufacturing carbon footprint. Both the federal and Ontario governments will provide conditional grants up to $41.8 million each to help with the upgrades.
Jan. 9, 2017 - FCA US has confirmed the next phase of its industrialization plan by announcing a $1-billion investment in plants in Michigan and Ohio, and the addition of 2,000 new American jobs, which it says will “further demonstrate its commitment to strengthening its U.S. manufacturing base, and aligning U.S. capacity to extend the Jeep product lineup.”
Jan. 4, 2017 - iMPREG Group, a provider of liner systems for trenchless pipe rehabilitation, will open a warehouse facility in Henrico County, Va. A second phase, which would include manufacturing, is expected to increase the workforce to 60 employees with a $5.4-million expansion.
Jan. 4, 2017 - The auto industry’s relationship with president-elect Donald Trump took a dramatic turn Tuesday as Ford Motor Co. decided to shift investment dollars targeted for Mexico to the U.S., while Trump threatened General Motors with a tax on some imported small cars.
Jan. 3, 2017 - Toyota is beginning to move hundreds of jobs out of its northern Kentucky headquarters as part of a nationwide consolidation of the company's operations.
Dec. 31, 2016 - Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of photovoltaic cells and modules at a factory in Buffalo, New York.
Dec. 23, 2016 - Morgan Corp., a North American manufacturer of medium-duty truck bodies, is planning to further expand its manufacturing footprint into New England.
Dec. 20, 2016 - General Motors will temporarily close five factories next month as it tries to reduce a growing inventory of cars on dealer lots.
Dec. 19, 2016 - Volkswagen has reached a tentative settlement for compensating Canadian owners of VW-made diesel vehicles caught in a global scandal over rigged emissions data.
Dec. 15, 2016 - The director of manufacturing at New Balance says a made-in-USA provision for athletic footwear for military recruits could mean an additional 250,000 sneakers a year.
Dec. 14, 2016 - General Motors will invest $334 million in three plants in upstate New York.
Dec. 13, 2016 - Polish and company authorities say that Lufthansa and General Electric will jointly invest some 250 million euros, or US$270 million, in Poland to build an advanced plant servicing aircraft engines to be operational in 2018.
Dec. 13, 2016 - A federal investment of up to $2.4 million will help an Ontario-based auto parts manufacturer add more than 24,000 square feet of production space at its Oldcastle, Ont., facility.
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