Will Stellantis electrify its Brampton, Ont., plant?

Flavio Volpe, the head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said production of electric vehicles built on PSA’s DS platform at the Brampton plant could make it a “major winner” under Stellantis.

Windsor assembly plant shutdown shows need for made in Canada solution

Zander Broeckel, AM800’s The Afternoon News May 12, 2021 The president of the Automotive Parts Manufactures Association says the supply chain issue caused by the pandemic has hit all auto makers hard with many halting or scaling back production for the past few months as they wait for chips to arrive from China. Read article […]

Today’s Show: A Look at Project Arrow

Shaye Gananm, 630 CHED May 10, 2021 Canada has something unique in the works — Project Arrow — a completely Canadian electric vehicle with some top end talent behind it, AMPA lead, Flavio Volpe discusses all the details. Listen here (@ 21:55).

Aston Martin Valkyrie chief engineer to join Canada’s Project Arrow team

Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Motor Authority May 7, 2021 Aston Martin’s chief engineer of special projects like the Valkyrie and Valhalla hyper cars, Fraser Dunn, is set to join Canada’s Project Arrow team which aims to build the country’s first zero-emission, self-driving vehicle. Read article here.

Canada in a race to build the next best electric car battery

Jesse Tomas, Michael Edgar and Jack Baines, Capital Current May 3, 2021 This Capital Current podcast looks at the batteries this country will need to keep up and keep the cars running. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, says “We aren’t relying on your patriotism to make our businesses work, you’re smart & mobile, you’ll just go […]

Weekend Business Feature: Project Arrow

Tim Dimopoulos, 680 News May 1-2, 2021 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the launch of Canada’s first zero-emission concept vehicle. Listen here.