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VeraCity: Going Viral

CityNews September 21, 2020 CityNews follows a diverse group of Canadians from across the country as they digitally document their personal and professional struggles through the first half of the 2020 COVID-19...

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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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Despite COVID-19, auto sector officials cautiously optimistic

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 28, 2020 The strong rebound in vehicle sales, as well as automakers moving ahead again with planned programs, make Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio V...

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CBC Windsor News: Flavio Volpe Discusses Vehicle and Parts Sales

Chris Ensing, CBC Windsor News August 17 Flavio Volpe sits down with Chris Ensing to discuss vehicle and part sales over the past three months, as well as how automotive suppliers are adjusting to the medical e...

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CanadaTalks SiriusXM: Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney

Matt Gurney, CanadaTalks SiriusXM August 13, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney to talk auto strategy, negotiations & Canada’s future… from his (auto)mobile home studio. CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167 · Flavio ...

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How the Auto Industry Is Reshaping to Deal with the Implications of the Coronavirus

Amita Choudhary, Finextra July 14, 2020 Among the many industries that were heavily affected during the Coronavirus pandemic, the auto industry is undoubtedly one of those that were hit the heaviest. The issues...

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Empire Club – The Evolution of an Economic Engine: Assessing the State of Canadian Advanced Manufacturing

Click here for full event recording (Event held on June 5th, 2020) Panelists: Jayson Myers, Diane Reko, Flavio Volpe, Moderator: Peter Hatges Dwindling cash flows, ongoing skills shortages and disruptions to su...

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Flavio Volpe on the diversity of suppliers, the ‘dignity in making things,’ and USMCA

Canada Conversations with Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe talks about how his members shifted gears to make medical equipment during the pa...

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APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity

APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity Partnering with CloudGRC, offering complimentary assessments The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association and CloudGRC Inc. have launched the APMA Institut...

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The auto industry faces challenges worse than in 2008, lawmakers say

Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico May 18, 2020 Auto manufacturing plants across the United States are resuming operations Monday, but it’s unclear whether production and consumer demand will ramp up enough for them t...