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).
Automotive News Canada July 19, 2021 Flavio Volpe, head of the Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, said that while Monday’s announcement doesn’t directly address the definition of essential workers, “vaccination is essentially a free pass.” Read the article here.
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada June 28, 2021 Starting July 5, quarantine requirements will be lifted for travellers fully vaccinated with a Health Canada-authorized vaccine. The change “in and of itself, solves all of our problems when it comes to Canadian nationals who need to travel for business,” said Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio […]
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 […]
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.
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada April 14, 2021 The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association says “a few major members” are working on COVID-19 vaccination sites in Ontario. Flavio Volpe, head of the APMA, didn’t name the suppliers, saying “it’s a fluid discussion.” Read the full article here.
The Canadian Press April 8, 2021 Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau says Ottawa is looking at expanding the categories of essential workers allowed to travel across the Canada-U.S. border. “This is good news. It’s important,” Flavio Volpe, head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said of the government’s decision to at least look at making […]
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 “hot spots” — areas most affected by COVID-19. Read the full piece here.
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 29, 2021 Ontario, the country’s biggest retail market and home to all auto assembly and the vast majority of suppliers, has been locked down twice and remains under the threat of a third. Flavio Volpe said a widening gap in vaccination rates between Canada and the United States could […]
Jon Liedtke, Rose City Politics March 20, 2021 In this special interview, Jon chats with Auto Parts Manufacturer’s Association President Flavio Volpe about the industry’s COVID-19 response, Project Arrow and its Windsor connections. Listen to the special interview here.