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.
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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 […]
Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post April 7, 2021 Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe speaks with the Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the accelerating shift to e-vehicles. Watch here.
Brian Makse, Hagerty April 2, 2021 What the Avro Arrow did for Canadians in the 1950s, Canada’s APMA wants to do today with Project Arrow. Given the APMA’s position within the industry, they’ve challenged Canadian companies to develop a home-grown, cutting-edge, production-ready, alternative-fuel vehicle. Read the full piece here.
Evan Solomon, The Evan Solomon Show March 31, 2021 Evan Solomon speaks with Flavio Volpe, President of the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association, about how the global microchip shortage is impacting auto plants in Canada. Listen here.
Chris Montanini, The Beacon Herald Stratford March 30, 2021 Auto parts suppliers in Stratford and Perth County purchase tech upgrades with funds from Queen’s Park. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, said “The targeted investments … will assist our ambitious and innovative auto parts companies stay at the leading-edge of technology and innovation.” Read the full article […]