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How Biden’s big electric vehicle plan could impact Canada’s auto industry

Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post April 7, 2021 Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe speaks with the Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the accelerating shift to e-vehicles. Watch ...

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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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Project Arrow, Canada’s home-grown vehicle of the future, is slowly becoming a reality

Brian Makse, Hagerty April 2, 2021 What the Avro Arrow did for Canadians in the 1950s, Canada’s APMA wants to do today with Project Arrow. Given the APMA’s position within the industry, they’ve challenged Canad...

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ESS: Global Microship Shortage Causes Auto Plant Shutdowns in Canada

Evan Solomon, The Evan Solomon Show March 31, 2021 Evan Solomon speaks with Flavio Volpe, President of the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association, about how the global microchip shortage is impacting auto plants ...

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Auto parts suppliers purchase tech upgrades with funds from Queen’s Park

Chris Montanini, The Beacon Herald Stratford March 30, 2021 Auto parts suppliers in Stratford and Perth County purchase tech upgrades with funds from Queen’s Park. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, said “The ...

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Canada envisions an EV battery corridor

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada March 29, 2021 Canada seeks to be a one-stop shop for battery manufacturing. Flavio Volpe, president of Canada’s APMA, said the country must overcome a startup hurdle to...

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Project Arrow w/ Flavio Volpe

Irek Kusmierczyk, Sunny Side Up March 28, 2021 Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) President Flavio Volpe speaks about the first Made in Canada zero emission vehicle – Project Arrow – and t...

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‘The second COVID shutdown’: auto industry insiders explain the microchip shortage

Michelle Maluske, CTV Windsor News March 26, 2021 Thousands of workers in Windsor-Essex, and across the entire automotive industry are facing layoffs, because of another shortage of microchips. “I call this the...

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Ambitious project aims to produce Canada’s first zero-emissions car. Will it work?

Jacob Lorinc, The Toronto Star March 17, 2021 Project Arrow, an initiative of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is aiming to create Canada’s first zero-emissions vehicle. APMA President Flavio Vo...

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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: