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GM Canada prepares to idle transmission plant if CAMI strike continues, union says

GM Canada has warned about 300 workers who make Chevy Equinox transmissions in Ontario they will be laid off soon if the automaker and Unifor can't reach a new contract at the nearby CAMI plant.


Suppliers say Silicon Valley still has much to learn

Industry watchers think Silicon Valley tech companies will take over as Tier 1 systems suppliers. Big manufacturers respond: 'Good luck with that.'

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UPDATED: 9/18/17 11:11 am ET - corrected
GM struck by Unifor at Equinox plant in Ontario

Canadian workers assembling GM's top-selling crossover are on strike. Unifor Local 88, which represents about 2,750 workers at CAMI Assembly in Ingersoll, Ont., said Sunday night that its bargaining committee was not able to reach a tentative contract with GM.

UPDATED: 9/14/17 2:56 pm ET - adds details
Samsung enters self-driving race with new business, funding

Samsung, bidding to become a major player in autonomous driving, is setting up a strategic business unit for autonomous and advanced driver assistance services, together with a $300 million fund to invest in automotive startups and technology.

Suppliers warn EPA against regulatory rollback

While auto manufacturers have welcomed the second-chance EPA review of mpg targets under the Trump administration, suppliers of emissions-control and fuel-efficiency technology are pushing back.

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