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GM Canada Led 2018 Sales. Now Threatened by Unifor Boycott

That’s precisely the problem, ey? Canadian auto workers are not benefiting from and are being punished with layoffs and the closure of the award-wining Oshawa plant as GM sends middle-class jobs to Mexico where workers are paid $2 an hour. Continue reading

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Unifor Inteva Canadian Plant Walks Out Against GM

Unifor’s message expressed by president Jerry Dias, remains consistent – GM Oshawa Assembly must not close. GM can change course, and work with Unifor and government to develop a new plan that saves Oshawa GM. Continue reading

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GM to Federal and Ontario Governments – Oshawa Doomed

GM said it does not have a viable business case for production at Oshawa Assembly past the end of this year because of rapid changes in the North American car market, the cancellation of Oshawa products and persistent low utilization at the plant. Continue reading

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Next Gen Chevy Camaro to Be Built in the Lansing, Michigan Plant

Bye, bye Maple Leaf, hello Stars & Stripes: GM announced today that the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro would be assembled at the Lansing Grand River Plant in Michigan. GM said that lower capital investment and improved production efficiencies were factors that caused it to move the Camaro from its home plant in Oshawa, Ontario since its fifth generation revival in 2009. Continue reading

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World Car – 2011 Buick Regal

Buick Regal sales since a late summer U.S. introduction – 9,000 to date- and 2,000 sales in November are a start, but honestly more time is needed to see if the sedan is an enduring success at the GM division that U.S. Treasury Department officials wanted to kill during GM’s forced and well earned bankruptcy. Continue reading

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Chevy Camaro Convertible, Buick Regal Added at GM Oshawa

The Oshawa Assembly Plant in Canada today added 700 employees for a new second shift on a flexible assembly line as General Motors takes the final steps for upcoming 2011 launches of Chevrolet Camaro Convertible and Buick Regal models. Camaro … Continue reading

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