The headline achievement of Unifor’s just-ratified contract with Ford, the last of the three negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers, is the $713 million investment the union managed to secure […]
Contract negotiations between Unifor and the Detroit Three automakers have become potentially more complicated as a union local leader at an Oakville Ford assembly plant has said he will not
Canada’s auto industry is “single-handedly” boosting the country’s manufacturing activity and leading in non-resource exports, says a Scotiabank Economics report on the global auto industry. Global car sales were stronger
Even though government regulation has forced carmakers to build more and more fuel-efficient, “greener” cars in the last couple of decades, the manufacturing process itself is far from environmentally friendly.
A new report on global auto sales from Scotiabank says that car sales reached record highs in February. The fastest growth was in Western Europe, followed by North America and
Honda of Canada announced today that it has reached another milestone in its twenty-ninth year of Canadian operations: it has built its seven-millionth vehicle in Canada, a Civic EX
Two new plant expansions were announced in Ontario’s auto parts industry this past week, bringing an additional 113 jobs to the region. Howa Textile Industry of Japan, which operates in
The president of Unifor local 444 in Windsor called it a great Christmas gift, though it wasn’t announced until Boxing Day, and there were few details. What is known is