Dream of autonomous vehicles crashes into reality of driving challenges

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 31, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses AV tech, the prospects for rollout and what we should all be looking for. “It’s the role of the regulators to dictate safety and boundaries. An innovator obsessed with boundaries never reaches them.”  Read article here.

Avoiding Canada’s EV resource curse

Danielle Myles, FDI Intelligence August 27, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, discusses the auto and battery supply chain now that Ontario has drawn record investment in electric vehicles and wants in on the battery race. He also discusses Project Arrow, the 100%-Canadian concept EV. “We have all the elements in place to lead […]

Aim, Set, Fire: Feds invest $5 million in APMA’s Project Arrow

Collision Repair Magazine August 11, 2021 “This lighthouse project is highlighting hundreds of advanced technology companies around the world and will serve as the calling card for the next generation of leadership in Canadian zero-emissions mobility”, said Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA. Read article here.

FedDev Ontario invests in autonomous vehicle creation

Maureen Revait, Blackburn News August 11, 2021 The creation of Canada’s first zero-emissions concept vehicle got a boost of funding Wednesday. FedDev Ontario is investing $5-million in the APMA’s Project Arrow. Read article here.

Project Arrow concept car gets $5M investment from federal government

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada August 11, 2021 The APMA and federal government believe the project will lead the transformation of Canada’s automotive sector from traditional gasoline vehicle development to the development of zero-emissions vehicles. Read article here.

Canadian EV program Project Arrow gets $5 million in federal funding

Dave Waddell, Driving August 11, 2021 Windsor-Tecumseh Liberal MP Irek Kusmierczyk made the announcement Wednesday morning at the Institute of Border Logistics and Security’s Virtual Reality Cave where Project Arrow’s digital twin is currently being developed. Read article here.

Ottawa invests $5 million to build all-Canadian zero-emissions concept car’

Christine Dobby, Toronto Star August 11, 2021 The federal government will invest $5 million in Project Arrow, an initiative of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association aimed at creating the country’s first all-Canadian zero-emissions vehicle and showcasing domestic technologies to global automakers around the world. Read article here.