How does the federal government get Canadians to buy only ZEVs by 2035?

Kelly Taylor, Automotive News Canada July 26, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), said “there’s a long shadow between intent and execution,” but the government’s accelerated ZEV timeline was expected. Read article here.

US and Mexico fail to resolve dispute on trade rules for cars

Eric Martin and Keith Laing, Bloomberg News July 23, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, is quoted on a potential trade dispute on auto rules in USMCA. “Making the rules too cumbersome could cause automakers to forgo applying for duty-free treatment and instead pay tariffs that the U.S. charges under World Trade Organization rules.” […]

2021 Canadians to Watch: Trail Blazer trains brains

Automotive News Canada July 21, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, Vice President of Learning and Development at the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is featured in the fourth annual Canadians to Watch.  See feature below:

Why auto parts suppliers could be set for ‘roaring comeback’

Arturo Chang, BNN Bloomberg July 19, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the ongoing supply chain shortages affecting the auto industry, trade tensions over car rules in the new NAFTA, as well as reasons to be optimistic about the auto industry’s outlook. Watch the interview and read the article here.

Lauren Tedesco joins Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani

Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani, Canada Talks, SiriusXM channel 167 July 14, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning and Development with Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the new EDI Fund which opens pathways of opportunity for underrepresented communities, and APMA’s efforts to build the workforce of the future for Canada’s auto sector. Listen here.