The latter project is focused on developing connected auto technology, including research and development on features like infotainment, in-vehicle modems, gateway modules, driver-assist features and autonomous vehicles.
The global market for connected vehicles will exceed US$131 billion by 2019, after growing 30 per cent annually, according to a study by Transparency Market Research that was cited by Ford. Unifor also said Ford committed to continue to make the 5.0-liter engine at the Windsor plants.
"This is about positioning Canada as a global centre for automotive innovation, creating better opportunities for Canadians, and keeping Canada's automotive manufacturing sector competitive", Trudeau said in the statement. "With this substantial partnership, the company and provincial and federal governments are joining forces to ensure Ford will remain a leader in building the vehicles of tomorrow - right here in Ontario".
The funding is also aimed at helping Ford establish an advanced manufacturing program that will transform the company's power-train facility in Windsor.
The C$1.2 billion in investments (US $903 million) have all come in the last six months. He called it an emotional day, as he was able to hold the shovel his father held the day officials broke ground on Ford's Essex Engine Plant.
The Essex plant was a focus of Unifor's labor contract talks with Ford a year ago.
The Essex engine plant will assemble Ford's new 7X engine, a 6.9-litre V8 engine that will eventually replace the 6.8-litre V10 engine that is now offered as an option on Ford's best-selling vehicles, its full-sized pickup trucks.
The second-largest USA auto company had previously announced it would spend Can$700 million to refurbish its Windsor and Oakville assembly plants.
The High Court, which was to hear the junior doctors' mass leave issue today, has deferred the case till tomorrow, ANI reported. Over 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on mass leave, agitating against risky working conditions.
The president hosted the CEO of Marvel Entertainment and Vice President Mike Pence at his Palm Beach Estate Saturday night. Adam Schiff of California, will be in West Palm Beach today for a fundraiser for the Palm Beach County Democratic Party .
The money was laundered and moved into Europe and beyond through bribery and a clever exploitation of the Moldovan legal system. The OCCRP discovered that the official owners of numerous firms were fake or "nominee" directors based in Ukraine.
Reacting to the GST bill, presented by FM Jaitley, Congress leader Veerappa Moily said that this is a very serious matter. Moily said, "There are too many tax rates..." "We should look at it as a federal contract with constitutional sanction".
The man who was killed, a building guard who was cleaning the property's garden, found "an unidentified metallic object". Ex-president, recently acquitted for role in protester deaths during 2011 uprising, is free after six-year detention.
PACERS 107 bt 76ERS 94 - Myles Turner had 17 points and 16 rebounds while Paul George scored 21 as IN topped Philadelphia. Enes Kanter and Victor Oladipo had their share in the offense for the Thunder, finishing with 23 and 15, respectively.
Even as Hosni Mubarak kinda-sorta languished in nominal incarceration, his son Gamal has been doing just fine. Along with jailing critics, el-Sissi's government has steadily eroded freedoms won in the 2011 uprising.
But he never got a chance under Mourinho, with Germany coach Joachim Loew saying Schweinsteiger could have helped United. Schweinsteiger's former Bayern teammate Franck Ribery also backed the midfielder's decision to head to MLS.
But Hong Kong Election Committee member Starry Lee insists Ms Lam will do the right thing by the people- and the city as a whole. It was eventually voted down in Parliament by pro-democracy lawmakers and reforms have been shelved ever since.
Details about the Galaxy S8 will be confirmed March 29, when Samsung unveils the device at an Unpacked event in New York City. In contrast to Huawei, OPPO's smartphone portoflio is much smaller and concentrated in China to a much greater degree.
Oil producers look into rollover of output cuts
Bloomberg News reported that Venezuela, Oman and Iraq voiced support in Kuwait for a rollover of the cuts beyond June. Non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation agreed in December to cut their own output to 558,000 bpd.
A re-think on how to re-take Mosul
The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement on Saturday it has opened an investigation into the Mosul airstrike. The US military is also investigating allegations of civilian casualties during two recent airstrikes in Syria.
Backed Syrian force expects to attack Tabqa soon
USA support for the YPG-backed SDF has long vexed Turkey, who views the YPG as the Syrian offshoot of the outlawed PKK group. The two organizations rely on local contacts to smuggle news out of Islamic State-held territory.
Super Bowl legend Tom Brady's missing jersey found
A Super Bowl helmet belonging to a Denver Broncos player also was found, National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy said. Ortega resigned on March 14, "citing personal reasons" specifically "related to the health of family members close to him".
Two Men Shot Dead, Charred in 'Real Housewives' Star's vehicle
In fact, Kim jumps on the defensive, saying she was at home, and her son was in the state of California when the crime went down. The two men in the vehicle were reportedly shot in the head before being discovered in the white Audi, which was set on fire.