Bottleneck in car charging stations

Kathie McMann and Patty Handysides, AM800: The Afternoon News July 7, 2021 As more car companies put absolute dates on getting into electric vehicles, or even completely changing over to EV’s, the issue of charging the vehicles is getting louder. How do we avoid a bottleneck in car charging? Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, […]

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.  

China, Europe winning EV ‘battery arms race,’ House committee told

Carl Meyer, Ottawa Insider February 23rd 2021 The House of Commons natural resources committee has embarked on a study of “critical minerals” in Canada — a term referring to the raw materials like lithium, nickel, cobalt, graphite, aluminum and copper that go into making lithium-ion batteries, the standard workhorse of the electric vehicle (EV) and […]

A Monumental Deal Between Unifor and the Ford Motor Company

Katerina Georgieva, CBC News Windsor September 22, 2020 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, says this deal indicates that all of Ford’s automotive production will be geared around the product of the future, electric vehicles. (4:41) Click here for full video

Hon. Navdeep Bains: Mining Gives Canada a Competitive Advantage in Electric Vehicle Market

Navdeep Bains, Policy Options September 17, 2020 Canada is already on the leading edge of research into zero-emission vehicles. Our natural resources, used in ZEV batteries, give us another leg up. For decades, Canada’s auto industry has relied on what I would call a “people advantage.” Canadian workers made better quality, innovative vehicles and, as […]

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 Volpe Joins Matt Gurney  

Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

On July 1, 2020, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) entered into force. Signed on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018, CUSMA outcomes preserve key elements of the long-lasting trading relationship and incorporate new and updated provisions that seek to address 21st-century trade issues and promote opportunities for […]

APMA Reveals Project Arrow Finalists: 3 Finalists selected from across Canada

Toronto, ON. Today, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association revealed the 3 Finalists for the much-anticipated Project Arrow Design Competition. A diverse group of jurists includes global leaders in automotive design, some of Canada’s most respected automotive champions, alternative propulsion advocates and influential cultural creators selected the following submissions: Sea to Sky Electric’s E-Nova – submitted […]

Project Arrow finalists chosen in all-Canadian ZEV competition

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association has chosen three finalists for its Project Arrow design competition, a program aimed at building an all-Canadian zero-emissions vehicle as a way to showcase the country’s auto industry. The trio of finalists was chosen from nine submissions made in the spring. They are: The Sea […]