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Northern Neighbor to outdo Michigan in Auto Production

27. November 2004 • Ari Paul
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The New York Times says:

Michigan has been the heart of the auto industry since Henry Ford started mass-producing the Model T a century ago, but the Midwestern state is poised to be surpassed by Ontario.

The Canadian province is on course to pass Michigan this year and become the biggest auto-producing state or province in North America, according to Ward’s Automotive, which tracks auto production data.

  1. They have national health care and so do not have to pay $1200/car in health care expenses. Our system for funding health care in retirement is badly broken! We rely on the jobs that are at risk to going overseas or just plain shutting down (manufacturing jobs) to fund health care while the Walmarts and McDonalds of the world pay almost nothing to fund it.
       —Chuck    Nov. 27 '04 - 11:17PM    #