An arbitrator’s ruling says that Stellantis must end its COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Canada, which pleases the union representing workers at the automaker and could lead to some suspended employees returning to their jobs.
Stellantis said on Friday it will assign production of its new "STLA Large platform" to its assembly plant in Windsor, Ont., instead of its Brampton, Ont., factory, which is currently home to the L-series platform. Brampton will learn which product it will build at a later date.
What we witnessed while automakers spent the spring announcing billions for auto investment — $13 billion over an eight-week span, to be precise — was the strangest of bedfellows — that is to say Liberals and Conservatives — working together and getting exactly what it is they both wanted.
New electric-vehicle maker VinFast has revealed its battery subscription pricing for the VF 8 and VF 9 utility vehicles. And, the automaker says it will eventually offer the batteries for sale with the purchase of a new vehicle.
Stellantis will retool its factories in Windsor and Brampton, converting them to what the company described in a statement as “flexible, multi-energy vehicle assembly facilities ready to produce the electric vehicles of the future.”
It was only four years ago that former Unifor President Jerry Dias exclaimed, “You know, Doug, f--- you!” during a televised speech in which the fiery union boss was wound up about General Motors’ decision to wind down production at Oshawa Assembly, and Ford’s response that “the ship has already left the dock.” Things have changed.