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Unifor vows to keep WAP supplier jobs local

In an “unusual” move, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has decided against renewing its contract with a long-time parts supplier to the Windsor Assembly Plant.

But union officials are hopeful the work will remain in the region, regardless of who takes over assembly of wheels and rims for the minivan plant. 563 more words

Windsor

A weaker Canadian dollar unlikely to save country's ailing auto sector, execs say

TORONTO — A strong Canadian dollar has wounded the country’s auto manufacturing sector over the last decade, but the currency’s recent drop to a near six-year low is unlikely to spur a rush of new investment, say senior industry executives. 517 more words

Economy

Ram pickup gets dressed up to catch luxury truck wave

The classic, rugged American pickup has become a lot more posh.

Ford, General Motors and Ram offer pickups that can top $60,000, and Ford, the segment leader, sells the most as a percentage of sales. 375 more words

News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's stock surges 49% since NYSE debut, but analysts aren't impressed

Buoyed by plans to spin off Ferrari, Sergio Marchionne of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has supplanted Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk as the chief executive officer with the car industry’s best-performing stock. 677 more words

Investing

Is Chrysler going to offer a turbodiesel 200 sedan?

Chrysler could be on track to expand its diesel engine offerings in North America.

The word comes from Automotive News, which says a member from fan website Allpar.com took a look at Chrysler’s secure dealer website and discovered a new 2.2-litre turbodiesel — codenamed ‘DeTomaso’ — associated with the newly-redesigned 200 sedan. 94 more words

Science And Technology

No Chrysler cold shoulder for Canada: Windsor readies to run 'flat-out' with 'best' new minivan

DETROIT, MI. — The minivan plant in Windsor, Ont., will play a crucial role in Chrysler’s future despite a spat last year over government funding that raised concerns about the company’s prospects in Canada. 654 more words

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