Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail July 21, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the exciting battery plant potential in Canada. “It makes a lot of sense for a battery plant to be on this side of the border.” Read article here.
Peter Mazereeuw, The Hill Times July 12, 2021 The government announced a ‘mandatory target’ on June 29: that only zero-emission vehicles would be sold in Canada by 2035. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, weighs in on how the auto industry will play its part. See article below or read article here.
The Evan Solomon Show July 7, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association, discusses how the microchip shortage is impacting the car industry in Canada. Listen here (@ 1:02:11).
Emma Buchanan, Electric Autonomy Canada June 25, 2021 Flavio Volpe joins the fourth panel of Electric Autonomy Canada’s national EV battery supply chain series to discuss how Canada can be competitive in cell manufacturing. Watch the panel here.
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada June 25, 2021 It’s been a bumpy first year under the new USMCA trade pact, but Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe says that deal and Canada’s natural resources gives Canada “a little bit more leverage” in the global auto market. Flavio also discusses the status of Project Arrow. […]
What On Earth with Laura Lynch, CBC May 30, 2021 Electric vehicles are booming, sparking a new ‘gold rush’ as Canada vies to become a key player in the supply chain. Flavio Volpe, head of APMA, discusses EVs, Project Arrow, and the challenges and the opportunities for Canada. Listen here (8:35).
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 […]
Michelle Maluske, CTV Windsor News May 11, 2021 This is the just latest wave of impact, from a shortage of microchips, felt by manufacturers around the world. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association agrees and says “We will likely see this wave for the next couple of quarters.” Read article here.
The man with the golden wrench: James Bond car engineer joins Canadian effort to build a Tesla north
Joe O’Connor, The Financial Post May 6, 2021 “No one has built a Project Arrow before,” Flavio Volpe, APMA president, said. “And if you are going to take a moonshot, you better get some astronauts.” Aston Martin’s chief engineer of special projects, Fraser Dunn, will be the first Chief Engineer on the team. 335 companies […]
Jesse Tomas, Michael Edgar and Jack Baines, Capital Current May 3, 2021 This Capital Current podcast looks at the batteries this country will need to keep up and keep the cars running. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, says “We aren’t relying on your patriotism to make our businesses work, you’re smart & mobile, you’ll just go […]