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February 11, 2019 – Fiat Chrysler is recalling 660,000 heavy-duty trucks worldwide because a loose nut can cause a loss of steering control, in addition to a previously announced recall on light-duty trucks.
February 11, 2019 – AXYZ International, a global manufacturer of CNC machines and CNC knife systems, has adopted a new name, AXYZ Automation Group.
February 8, 2019 – Unifor says workers at an autoparts supplier in Whitby, Ont. have walked off the job in solidarity with the union's campaign to save the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.
February 6, 2019 – Bombardier Inc. can rest a little easier after European antitrust authorities blocked a plan by manufacturing giants Siemens and Alstom to merge their rail operations, analysts say.
February 5, 2019 – Emerson has completed its acquisition of Intelligent Platforms from General Electric.
February 4, 2019 – General Motors says it has largely completed salaried job cuts in Canada as part of a wider restructuring announced last November.
February 4, 2019 – Ottawa is dismissing a call from Ontario's economic development minister to drop retaliatory tariffs against the United States, saying doing so would mean "unilateral surrender" to the Americans.
February 4, 2019 – Autoparts maker Brose Fahrzeugteile says it will cut 100 jobs at its London, Ont., operations by the end of the year.
February 4, 2019 – The federal government should consider dropping retaliatory tariffs against the United States, Ontario's economic development minister said Monday, as he and his Quebec counterpart pressed Ottawa for action on American levies on steel and aluminum.
February 4, 2019 – The sting from a major restructuring at General Motors and its planned closings of five North American factories in the coming months is putting thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers at stake, as well.
February 1, 2019 – The head of Metrolinx says it will impose financial penalties on Bombardier Inc. after the Quebec train maker delivered only half of a promised six vehicles for Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown LRT by today's deadline.
January 30, 2019 – FLIR Systems, developer of imaging and sensor systems, has acquired the Waterloo, Ontario–based Aeryon Labs Inc., a manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones), in a deal valued at $200 million.
January 30, 2019 – Automated Precision, Inc. has undergone a global rebranding, changing its company name to API and renewing its focus on smart factory metrology.
January 30, 2019 – Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, which specializes in metrology and manufacturing solutions, has expanded into western Canada with a new office in Calgary, Alberta.
January 30, 2019 – German industrial group Siemens said Wednesday its net profit fell by half in the most recent quarter, to 1.12 billion euros ($1.28 billion), due to higher taxes and falling demand for its big-ticket power turbines as utilities turn to renewable energy.

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