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APMA President's Message Auto Industry COVID-19

Citizenship in a Democracy, Redux.

In early 2020, a pandemic gripped the world. The APMA knew that its Members had the capacity to help out.  

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There’s a better way to become a leader in electric vehicles than throwing cash at old automakers

Kevin Carmichael, Financial Post November 20th, 2020 Let’s agree that Canada should try to become a player in the electric-vehicle business. Carbon neutral means ditching internal-combustion and diesel engines,...

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Nearly a third of Canadian auto parts makers have experienced a cyber breach, new survey finds

APMA’s Institute for Automotive Cybersecurity and KPMG in Canada join forces on cyber preparedness survey   TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2020 — Nearly a third (30 per cent) of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ As...

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THE TIP OF THE ARROW

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada November 16th, 2020 In early 2020, the APMA invited industry stakeholders, including postsecondary institutions, to submit design and engineering proposals for Project Arrow,...

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‘They’ve been very interested in our ideas’: what experts expect from feds’ climate change bill

Peter Mazereeuw, The Hill Times November 15th, 2020 Green policy experts say they do not expect the government’s upcoming climate change bill to include specific carbon emission targets for each step of t...

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Why Ontario’s auto industry is undergoing a rebirth

Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post November 11th, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, speaks with Financial Post’s Larysa Harpyn about the upbeat outlook for the automotive...

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CP24: Flavio Volpe – Transition to begin for President Elect Joe Biden

Marc Liverman, CP24 November 7, 2020 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, talks about trade in the transition period and what Canada’s trade relations with the...

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The rebirth of the automotive sector makes Ontario the envy of North America

Flavio Volpe (Contributor), Toronto Star November 6th, 2020 Its no secret that I love cars. I like things with wheels, motors and sinewy designs that cheat the wind and stir the soul. I like cars that connect...

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GM to reopen Oshawa assembly plant; as many as 2,300 workers to be employed

Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail November 5th, 2020 General Motors Co. will reopen its vehicle assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., to meet rising demand for pickup trucks, spending as much as $1.3-billion to retool ...

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Canadian suppliers have ground to make up in EV game

Doug Firby, Automotive News Canada October 28, 2020 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part three of a three-part Automotive News Canada series called Electrifying Oakville, which takes a closer look at the pledge Ford. Mo...