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Jun. 1, 2018 - Canada has quietly paid another $54 million toward development of the F-35 stealth fighter, bringing its total investment in the controversial project to roughly a half a billion dollars over the last 20 years.
May 30, 2018 - An electric vehicle startup announced Wednesday that it is retooling an Indiana factory and hopes to conduct trial runs for two new lines of vehicles by the end of the year.
May 29, 2018 - Hyundai plans to invest more than $350 million to build a plant in Alabama and also update an existing one there, officials said Tuesday.
May 24, 2018 - Canadian auto industry observers are reacting with shock and disbelief to news that U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation that could result in tariffs of up to 25 per cent on auto sector imports into the United States.
May 23, 2018 - United Technologies plans to hire 35,000 people and invest more than $15 billion in the U.S. over the next five years.
May 23, 2018 - Ford says it plans to invest some 200 million euros (US$236 million) and create 1,500 new jobs to build a second vehicle at its plant in Romania.
May 22, 2018 - Dorel Industries Inc. has moved to satisfy growing demand south of the border for American-made products by fabricating the Montreal-based company’s first stroller in the United States in years.
May 15, 2018 - Your production lines are likely collecting data like never before, but are you obtaining timely and actionable insight from this data? Insight to reduce production costs per unit by boosting first time yield? Insight to reduce warranty claims and recalls? Insight to improve quality with fewer in-process test stations?
May 14, 2018 - Austrian jet interior maker F. List Gmbh officially inaugurated a new production facility in Laval, Que., today and says it will hire up to 100 people within the next two years.
May 10, 2018 - A fire that damaged a Michigan auto parts supply factory is causing production problems at Ford, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors, but it’s too soon to tell yet whether dealers will run short of vehicles.
May 10, 2018 - There are no apparent signs that Wall Street is worried about a plant fire that is forcing Ford to cut back on production of its F-150 pickup, the top-selling vehicle in America.
May 6, 2018 - Unifor says it has reached a tentative agreement for workers at the Lear Corp. automotive seat manufacturer in Ajax, Ont., but the future of the facility is uncertain after the company said this week it would close the facility.
May 5, 2018 - The Ontario and federal governments are contributing $220 million toward a $1.4-billion upgrade project at two Toyota manufacturing plants, creating 450 new jobs and securing more than 8,000 manufacturing jobs in the province.
May 3, 2018 - Volkswagen’s new CEO, Herbert Diess, has vowed to build a more ethical culture after the company’s diesel emissions scandal and outlined a new structure aimed at streamlining decision-making at the sprawling company.
May 2, 2018 - CN Rail says it will purchase 350 lumber cars to meet growing demand in forest products business.

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