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Feb. 20, 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to hit imports of Canadian solar energy modules with staggering tariffs, starting this month, has sparked another court battle over the extent of his powers to push through his America First agenda.
Feb. 19, 2018 - The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere, Que., unless it wins some new contracts.
Feb. 17, 2018 - Microtechnologies has inaugurated its new production plant in the Terra Industrial Park, in Coyol of Alajuela, Costa Rica.
Feb. 15, 2018 - Time appears to be running out to find a new operator for a former wind tower manufacturing plant in northeastern Nova Scotia developed with $56 million in provincial funding.
Feb. 13, 2018 - Ford Motor Co. is boosting production of its two largest SUVs.
Feb. 9, 2018 - Three Canadian solar panel manufacturers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the 30 per cent tariff it set on solar cell imports last month.
Feb. 6, 2018 - Foxconn Technology Group says it will establish a U.S. headquarters in Milwaukee as part of a massive investiment it is making in an electronics manufacturing plant in southeast Wisconsin.
Feb. 6, 2018 - Demers Ambulances, a Quebec-based maker of ambulances is merging with Ohio-based Braun Industries to create the second-largest ambulance maker in North America.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Harley-Davidson Inc. will close its Kansas City, Mo., plant as part of a cost-cutting move as it continues to face dwindling shipments.
Jan. 30, 2018 - A railway car plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, is poised to secure a large portion of a $3.6 billion contract to produce New York City subway cars.
Jan. 23, 2018 - Magna International Inc. is increasing its bet on electric and autonomous vehicles by investing more in these areas in anticipation of long-term returns, its chief executive said last week.
Jan. 15, 2018 - The federal and Ontario governments have announced up to $100 million worth of combined grants today to help automotive parts maker Linamar Corp. develop advanced manufacturing technologies.
Jan. 12, 2018 - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) announced two actions made possible in part by the passage of U.S. tax reform legislation late last year — an additional investment in its U.S. manufacturing operations and a special payment to recognize employees for their continued efforts toward the success of the company.
Jan. 11, 2018 - Ford Motor Company of Canada says a plant in southern Ontario will be building a new model of SUV, with production expected to begin this summer.
Jan. 10, 2018 - A new round of layoffs is taking effect this week at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis a little more than a year after President Donald Trump touted a deal that staved off the plant's closure and saved some of its jobs.

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