CBJ News

GM Invests $150 Million in Flint

CBJ — General Motors is investing $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant in Michigan as a means of increasing production of heavy-duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year. GM [...]

VW Drops Aurora Partnership

CBJ — Volkswagen has abandoned a partnership with a U.S. startup Aurora, known for its development of self-driving vehicles. Instead, VW is going to focus on a larger alliance with Ford. [...]

Mexico Admits to Lax Southern Border

CBJ — The Mexican government is openly admitting that its lax border security with Guatemala to the south must be strengthened as a means of preventing migrants from traveling through the [...]

SNC-Lavalin CEO Retiring

CBJ — Neil Bruce is retiring as SNC-Lavalin Group’s Chief Executive Officer and returning home to the United Kingdom. Ian Edwards, the Montreal-based company’s chief operating [...]

Alberta & First Nations Energy Pact

CBJ — Jason Kenney’s Alberta government plans to put forward legislation to create a Crown corporation backstopped by $1 billion to help First Nations invest in major energy projects [...]

Facebook Suspends Huawei App Pre-Installs

CBJ — Facebook has made a corporate decision to no longer allow pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones. The move is considered a major blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles [...]

Dodge Ram 1500 Recalls

CBJ — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 343,000 Ram 1500 pickup trucks worldwide because the air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall covers the Ram 1500 mainly from the 2019 model [...]

Enbridge Wants Pipeline Decision

CBJ — Enbridge plans to go to court after failing to strike a deal with the State of Michigan on building an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel that connects Lakes Huron and Michigan. [...]

Transport Canada’s Cannabis Ruling

CBJ — Transport Canada has put into law that members of the Canadian aviation industry are forbidden from consuming cannabis for at least 28 days before going on duty. Canadian Aviation [...]

Fiat Chrysler Pulls Bid For Renault Merger

CBJ — The much-talked about merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault is now off the table, with the former pulling out of negotiations.  However, there may be room to reopen discussions at [...]

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