Conchita Galvez, CTVNews Edmonton August 9, 2021 A combination of a microchip shortage, car shortage, and the resumption of travel created a troubling situation for major car rental companies, said Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association. Read article here.
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.
Zander Broeckel, AM800’s The Afternoon News May 12, 2021 The president of the Automotive Parts Manufactures Association says the supply chain issue caused by the pandemic has hit all auto makers hard with many halting or scaling back production for the past few months as they wait for chips to arrive from China. Read article […]
Michelle Maluske, CTV Windsor News May 11, 2021 This is the just latest wave of impact, from a shortage of microchips, felt by manufacturers around the world. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association agrees and says “We will likely see this wave for the next couple of quarters.” Read article here.
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Joe O’Connor, The Financial Post May 6, 2021 “No one has built a Project Arrow before,” Flavio Volpe, APMA president, said. “And if you are going to take a moonshot, you better get some astronauts.” Aston Martin’s chief engineer of special projects, Fraser Dunn, will be the first Chief Engineer on the team. 335 companies […]
May 5, 2021 Ontario’s proposal “reflects the fact that it’s in everyone’s best interest to arrange safe, predictable passage for critical staff and truck drivers who cross the border regularly,” said Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, in a statement. Read the article here.
Jesse Tomas, Michael Edgar and Jack Baines, Capital Current May 3, 2021 This Capital Current podcast looks at the batteries this country will need to keep up and keep the cars running. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, says “We aren’t relying on your patriotism to make our businesses work, you’re smart & mobile, you’ll just go […]
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 here.
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 targeted investments … will assist our ambitious and innovative auto parts companies stay at the leading-edge of technology and innovation.” Read the full article […]
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 the immense economic & job opportunities for Windsor-Tecumseh in clean, green technology. Watch the full interview here.