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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.
Apr. 29, 2018 - Ford’s decision to discontinue almost all of its car models in North America within two years will leave its Canadian operations intact, since they are focused mainly on sport utility vehicles and light trucks.
Apr. 25, 2018 - A state-owned Chinese automaker announced plans Wednesday to produce electric vehicles in South Africa, highlighting the growing role of the world’s largest auto market in a technology seen as the global industry’s future.
Apr. 25, 2018 - General Motors is adding a shift at a Tennessee factory that makes GMC and Cadillac SUVs, putting about 700 people to work.
Apr. 24, 2018 - A few hundred workers, activists and relatives of victims of a 2013 garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and left thousands injured held a rally Tuesday as the country marked the fifth anniversary of the disaster.
Apr. 24, 2018 - Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) has announced a new home for its Canadian operations.
Apr. 17, 2018 - A Canadian aerospace components maker plans to invest in new advanced manufacturing technology and nearly double its workforce.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Online mattress retailer Casper plans to open brick-and-mortar stores in Canada as it flips its business model and goes head-to-head with traditional bed retailers.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Shares of Tesla Inc. traded lower Tuesday after reports that the company had shut down production of its Model 3 mass-market electric car again to solve manufacturing bottlenecks.
Apr. 16, 2018 - Advanced automation technology provider Festo plans to expand its Regional Service and Manufacturing Center in Mason, Ohio, by approximately 350,000 square feet, nearly tripling the company’s capacity in logistics, production and industrial training solutions offered through its Festo Didactic Learning Center. The company says the new US$90-million investment is a next step in maximizing the 47-acre campus to meet growing demands in the North American market. 
Apr. 14, 2018 - General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs.

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