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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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‘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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‘Demand is growing and growing fast’: Quebec electric vehicle company gets help to build $185 million battery assembly plant

Gabriel Friedman, Financial Post March 15, 2021 Flavio Volpe, head of the APMA, discusses the exciting Lion Electric announcement in Quebec. “While Ontario has always been and will continue to be the beating he...

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Canada Emerges As An EV Powerhouse

Autoline This Week 2508, Autoline Network March 12, 2021 A year ago, the future of the Canadian auto industry looked doubtful. But then GM, Ford and Stellantis announced billions of dollars in investments to ma...

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Vying for Canada’s flagship battery manufacturing facility: proposals brewing in Quebec, B.C. and Ontario

Emma Jarratt, Electric Autonomy Canada March 5, 2021 Canada’s potential hockey stick moment in the electric mobility supply chain is coming to a head. We examine the critical role battery manufacturing plays an...

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Windsor, Ont., eyes $2B EV battery plant as province aims to be electric ‘hub of the future’

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada February 26, 2021 The southwestern Ontario city of Windsor, with the help of the federal and provincial governments, is in hot pursuit of a $2-billion electric-vehicle batter...

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Windsor pursuing $2B battery plant that would employ 2,000

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star February 26, 2021 The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation has submitted a bid to land an electric vehicle battery production plant that has been described as the most advanc...

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What experts say Canada needs to do to become a leader in the electric vehicle industry

Stephanie Dubois, CBC News February 25, 2021 Canada could be part of battery supply chain, innovation happening around EVs. This week’s meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe...

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What’s the ideal made for Canada vehicle?

Charles Adler Tonight February 23, 2021 Flavio Volpe, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President, discusses the ideal Canadian car for a Canadian winter and the APMA’s Project Arrow. Listen below. &n...