Organization: Canadian Automotive Partnership Council

Toyota OK’s $800-million flexible assembly plant

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc has approved construction of a new $800-million flexible assembly automotive plant in Woodstock ON, the first auto plant to be built on a greenfield site in Canada in nearly 20 years. The plant will employ 1,300 workers and increase Toyota’s Canadian assembly capacity from 270,000 units to 420,000 units. The…

Auto sector forms innovation partnership council

A new council for the automotive industry is being formed that will lay out an innovation strategy for the next 10 years and prepare a submission for the national inno- vation summit slated for Toronto in November. The decision to form the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council was made late last month at the Canadian Forum…