Trade mission to Asia

The Morning Drive with Mike and Lisa, AM800 September 1, 2022 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fedeli’s trip trade mission to Asia and how it will benefit Windsor. Listen here.

Business to Business

CityNews Kitchener August 7, 2022 The Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association head, Flavio Volpe, discusses subsidy credits for buying electric vehicles through the Build Better Back bill. Listen here.

Ontario cheers U.S. bill proposing EV tax credits, but still no local incentives

Holly McKenzie-Sutter, CP24 August 5, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the surprise change to the U.S. bill effectively saved the industry in Ontario, as the majority of Canadian-made cars are sold in the U.S. and automakers are transitioning their operations towards EVs. Read here.

Manchin-Schumer bill boosts Canadian EV makers, prizing climate over labor

Breanne Deppisch, Washington Examiner August 4, 2022  In excluding Canada from EV production as it tries to start a manufacturing “race with China,” the United States would have been “shooting [itself] in the foot” in a sector it hopes to be competitive in, said Flavio Volpe, the president of the Canadian Automotive Manufacturers Association. Read here.

Canadian companies stick to hiring plans even as slowdown looms

Shreya Jain and Allison Lampert, Reuters August 3, 2022 “Currently, the automotive industry in Canada is facing a 10% shortage in labour and have relied on temporary arrangements and recruiting,” Flavio Volpe, president of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. Read here.