WINDSOR, ON—Full production at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles assembly plant here resumed early Wednesday morning, after flooding from two days of heavy rain halted the assembly of minivans there late Tuesday evening. As water began to stream into the plant, the automaker sent about 2,000 hourly employees home at 5:30 p.m. Eastern. MORE
AURORA, ON—Magna International Inc.—North America’s largest auto parts maker—said a border adjustment tax being studied by President Trump would probably hurt the automobile industry, while also increasing the odds that future factories will be located in the U.S.
TORONTO—Canadian auto workers union Unifor announced a tentative agreement with Ford Motor Co. nearly 30 minutes past an 11:59 p.m. Monday strike deadline that includes wage gains for workers and hundreds of millions of dollars in investment.
TORONTO—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Canadian workers on Sunday voted in favor of a new four-year contract with the automaker that includes $12,000 in bonuses over the next four years and includes a commitment from the automaker to revamp the paint shop at the company’s assembly plant in Brampton, ON.
OSHAWA, ON—Canadian auto workers union Unifor has a tentative contract agreement with General Motors Co. that not only breathes new life into the at-risk Oshawa Assembly Plant east of Toronto, but signifies a testament to the importance of the automotive industry across Canada.
TORONTO—Auto parts makers are urging the Canadian government to intervene in contract talks between the Detroit Three and Unifor by “immediately” implementing long-awaited changes to the federal Automotive Innovation Fund.
TORONTO—A day after Unifor President Jerry Dias issued scathing remarks about General Motors Co., the Canadian auto workers union president praised bargaining teams at Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during the official opening to their labor negotiations.