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Battle lines drawn over massive TPP trade deal

The federal government has signed on to the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, but Canada’s participation in the world’s largest trading bloc may very well depend on whom Canadians elect Oct. 1,320 more words


GM is investing billions in its U.S. plants. Here’s why

When General Motors makes a die for one of its enormous stamping presses that turns sheet metal into auto parts, each die first must be fine-tuned and validated. 565 more words


OM in the News: Toyota's New Modular Design

Toyota just announced a revamped manufacturing process—built on sharing components among vehicles—that the world’s best-selling auto maker says will produce half its vehicles by 2020 and slash costs. 283 more words

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OM in the News: It's Raining Cars in China

Three years ago, China’s Chery Automobile announced plans to expand its factories to make as many as 1 million vehicles a year. But demand didn’t grow as planned. 282 more words

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Honda announces $857M investment in Alliston plant

By Casey Taylor

It’s a major boost for a region that needs it. After years of industry-related job cuts across Southwestern Ontario, Honda announced it will be investing more than $800 million in its Alliston, Ont., plants. 519 more words


Goals of the GM Minority Dealers Advisory Council

As president of the Fremont Automotive Retailing Group, Inc., since 2008, Inder Dosanjh is a dealer of Chevrolets, Buicks, and Cadillacs. Inder Dosanjh belongs to a number of industry organizations, including the GM Minority Dealers Advisory Council. 115 more words

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Automakers stuck on structural adhesives for new cars

Whether shedding pounds to gain speed or points of fuel economy, weight is always the enemy when it comes to automotive efficiency. With increasing regulation forcing automakers worldwide to find ways to reduce emissions and boost mileage while simultaneously improving crash-test results, the challenge of shaving off mass while adding strength is one of the toughest challenges facing the industry. 282 more words