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Manufacturing workers in Ontario COVID-19 hot spots to get vaccinated

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada April 7, 2021 Some of Ontario’s auto sector will get a vaccine sooner rather than later, and that pleases Flavio Volpe and the APMA. Ontario will vaccinate workers in &...

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Foreign Power: Who are the top 50 people influencing the government’s foreign policy?

The Hill Times March 17, 2021 Flavio Volpe, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association president, included in the Top 50 People Influencing Canadian Foreign Policy. See cover and feature below:

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‘Demand is growing and growing fast’: Quebec electric vehicle company gets help to build $185 million battery assembly plant

Gabriel Friedman, Financial Post March 15, 2021 Flavio Volpe, head of the APMA, discusses the exciting Lion Electric announcement in Quebec. “While Ontario has always been and will continue to be the beating he...

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The Canada-U.S. border’s been shut down for a year — and there’s no reopening plan

Alexander Panetta, CBC News March 15, 2021 One-year anniversary of travel restrictions is coming with no sign of a road map for returning to normal. Flavio Volpe of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers...

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How Canada can capitalize on U.S. auto sector’s abrupt pivot to electric vehicles

James McCarten, The Canadian Press, Toronto Star February 14, 2021 WASHINGTON – The storied North American automotive industry, the ultimate showcase of Canada’s high-tensile trade ties with the United St...

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Parts association asks U.S. president to help Canada secure vaccines

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada February 12, 2021 The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) is so “genuinely worried” by Canada’s slow pace of COVID-19 inoculation it has taken to almost beggin...

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Japanese and North American auto makers and parts makers accelerate EV investment in Canada

Hiroko Murata, Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun (NJD) February 10, 2021 Unofficial Translation below. North American and Japanese manufacturers of finished vehicles and parts are accelerating their investment in Canada ...

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The Global Exchange: A North American Industry

Colin Robertson, The CGAI Podcast Network January 25, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufactures’ Association, discusses the Canadian automotive industry and trade post-CUSMA and during C...

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The pandemic pivot: A check-in with companies that shifted to help during COVID-19

Jacob Barker, CBC News September 13, 2020 At the onset of the novel coronavirus, public officials scrambled to find ventilators and personal protective equipment to care for the sick and keep health care worker...

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BNN BLOOMBERG: Biggest losers of tariffs will be U.S. consumers of raw aluminum

BNN Bloomberg August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the impacts of the aluminum tariffs on the auto parts industry. Source: BNN Bloomberg