Edward Keenan, Toronto Star July 29, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the implications of President Joe Biden’s Buy American policies at a time of maximum change. Read the article here.
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.
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.” […]
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada July 22, 2021 The supply front is prepping for a pent-up demand. Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, says Canadian suppliers are poised to benefit from this demand for new vehicles in the United States. Watch here (@2:39).
Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail July 21, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the exciting battery plant potential in Canada. “It makes a lot of sense for a battery plant to be on this side of the border.” Read article here.
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:
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.
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.
Barrie Today July 5, 2021 “Ours is an industry with an incredible future that is critically short of people to share in it,” said APMA president Flavio Volpe. “Partnerships like these allow us to build permanent pathways into new communities who would otherwise not have accessed this prosperity.” Read article here.
Christine Hogg, Auto Service World June 29, 2021 The Ontario government is investing $7 million to deliver training and paid job placements in the automotive manufacturing sector for up to 800 people from underrepresented groups. Read article here.