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Oshawa

(ŏsh`əwə), city (1991 pop. 129,344), SE Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. The production of automobiles, begun in 1907, is the leading industry, since Oshawa is the home site of General Motors of Canada. Other products include metals, glass, plastics, machine parts, furniture, leather and woolen goods, and electrical appliances. The town is on the site of a French trading post; there is now an automobile museum.

Oshawa

 

a city in Ontario, Canada, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. Population, 91,000 (1971). Oshawa is a major center of the automotive industry, with branches of the American firm General Motors.

Oshawa

a city in central Canada, in SE Ontario on Lake Ontario: motor-vehicle industry. Pop.: 139 051 (2001)
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General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, is reportedly cutting back car production at its plant in Oshawa, Ontario into April and May 2018.
Weekly trips across the entire GO rail network will grow from about 1,500 to nearly 6,000 by 2024-25, with electrified trains leaving every 15 minutes from Oshawa to Union Station.
Formerly used for industrial port operations, the Oshawa site is already equipped with domes, two of which are currently being refurbished to include a cement unloading system for arriving vessels, and a truck loading station being constructed nearby.
amp;nbsp;Asked whether the two sides were discussing a new product for GM's Oshawa assembly, Dias said: "They understand that they have to do something, but we're not really talking about anything specific, which is problematic.
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Catharines, $117 million the production of the new Cadillac XTS in Oshawa, $96 million to expand capacity at its CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll and the addition of a new shift for GM's Oshawa operations.
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to the north and Canada to the south, has been all about the corporation being a "global" company, excepting for the import of cars built in Korea (Chevy Aveo) and engines from China (for the Equinox and Torrent), as well as cars from the most efficient manufacturing facility in its North American system, the Oshawa [Ontario] Assembly Plant, the international flavor seems rather thin.