All Canada articles – Page 8

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    Canadian pension fund manager buys stake in TVS Logistics

    2016-10-26T09:52:22Z

    The Quebec Deposit and Investment Fund (CDPQ) has acquired a $155m interest in Indian-based third-party logistics provider, TVS Logistics Services.According to India’s Economic Times, the Canadian pension fund manager has acquired a 37% stake for its money, valuing the company at almost $420m (2,700 crore rupees).The deal will see Goldman ...

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    FCA strikes new labour deal with Canadian union

    2016-10-19T10:50:27Z

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed a new four-year deal with Canadian union Unifor that includes a commitment to invest $325m in a rebuild of the carmaker’s Brampton assembly plant paint shop and a $6.4m investment in upgrading equipment at the Etobicoke casting plant.The contract also involves two wage increases of ...

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    Carriers welcome GM Canada’s rescue plan for Oshawa plant

    2016-10-05T10:08:12Z

    Vehicle carriers supporting outbound movements from GM Canada’s Oshawa plant in Ontario have welcomed the news that the latest threat to continued production there has been averted.“GM Oshawa has been a question mark for a number of years now as we have seen a major decline in production here with ...

  • Landfill Gas Powers GM Plant Producing Fuel Efficient Cars
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    GM fails to confirm plans for engine production in Mexico

    2016-09-27T15:14:46Z

    GM has declined to confirm a report by The New York Times that it will be moving an engine production operation from Mexico to Ontario as part of the labour agreement it reached recently with Canadian private sector union, Unifor.GM will close one of two assembly lines at its Oshawa, ...

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    FVL Import Export summit: Making sure bigger is also better in ports

    2016-08-12T20:16:20Z

    The third Finished Vehicle Logistics Import Export summit revealed the need among vehicle-handling ports for more investment in space, berths and inland transport, at the same time that OEMs and logistics partners need to work together to improve the uneven flow of vehicles that 'vessel bunching' and larger ships are ...

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    Ontario and Michigan working together to support auto industry

    2016-08-08T19:05:05Z

    The Canadian province of Ontario and its US neighbour Michigan have signed an agreement to promote regional competitiveness and innovation in the automotive industry through greater collaboration. The deal includes the provision to increase supply chain integration and transfer technology through business-to-business partnerships.Ontario and Michigan account for more than 26% ...

  • Steve Carlisle addresses the Society of Automotive Analysts
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    GM chooses Ontario for engineering and software development centre

    2016-06-15T12:56:04Z

    GM's Steve Carlisle, vice-president, Global Product Planning GM has said it will expand its engineering and software development work at a facility in Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Technical Centre will play a leading role in the development of the next generation of connected, autonomous and alternative-fuel vehicles, according to ...

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    FVL North America conference: Beyond the year of the fat cow

    2016-06-13T23:58:30Z

    All seven annual Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conferences have taken place during periods of recovery and growth for the industry. At the latest event, many thought sales were at their peak, and warned that OEMs and providers would need to be efficient even as the market changes. Marcus Williams ...

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    Paccar Parts opens aftersales PDC in Renton

    2016-05-04T15:40:04Z

    Paccar Parts, the division of truckmaker Paccar that distributes aftersales parts to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF truck dealerships around the world, has opened a $32m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Renton, Washington. The 15,000 sq.m facility, which doubles the size of its previously facility, is supplying 76 prime dealers in ...