GM, union 'miles apart' in Canada negotiations, Unifor chief saysWed, 10, Aug 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said he is confident the union will reach a deal with General Motors on a new labor contract by the mid-September deadline while acknowledging today that the two sides are “miles apart.”
Unifor president says no Detroit 3 deals without Canadian plant investmentMon, 08, Aug 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias will draw on his nearly four-decade career in labor to prevent a potential “death spiral” for Canadian auto manufacturing when negotiations with the Detroit 3 kick off this week. Unifor will exchange labor contract proposals with General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles beginning Wednesday
Michigan, Ontario sign collaboration agreement to boost auto competitivenessWed, 03, Aug 2016
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian province of Ontario to increase the region's competitiveness in the auto industry.
U.S. expands probe of 8 million airbag inflators after fatal crash in CanadaThu, 04, Aug 2016
NHTSA upgraded a probe of more than 8 million airbag inflators made by ARC Automotive after a death was reported in Canada following an inflator rupture in a Hyundai vehicle last month.
FCA exec says shaving weight from Pacifica meant choosing right materialsMon, 01, Aug 2016
Mike Downey's team at Fiat Chrysler shaved 250 pounds from the 2016 Chrysler Town & Country to create the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. But the challenge wasn't what to cut, but how to replace a part with something that works better.