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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 ...

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BNN BLOOMBERG: Biggest losers of tariffs will be U.S. consumers of raw aluminum

BNN Bloomberg August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the impacts of the aluminum tariffs on the auto parts industry. Source: BNN Bloomberg

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Reactions continue to trail tariff imposed on Canadian aluminum by the U.S.

Charles Adler Tonight, Global News Radio August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins guest host Michael Campbell to discuss US President Donald Trump’s tariff on Canadian aluminum. Source: Charles Adler Tonight on Omny...

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Ottawa plans to retaliate after Trump imposes tariffs on aluminum

Adrian Morrow, Steven Chase, The Globe and Mail August 6, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has started a new continental tariff war, reimposing tariffs of 10 per cent on most Canadian aluminum that Canada will ...

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CTV National News: Canada in the crosshairs

Joyce Napier, CTV News August 6, 2020 Canada says it will retaliate against U.S. President Trump’s new tariffs on Canadian aluminum. Watch the full video here

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USMCA is in effect, ready or not

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada August 3, 2020 Automakers and suppliers face a “heavy lift” in adapting to new North American trade rules during a health crisis that has roiled the global economy. “It’s lite...

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Mercedes A-Class production heads to Germany, affecting Canadian suppliers

Urvaksh Karkaria, Automotive News Canada July 18, 2020 The A-Class sedan was marketed to bring new, and younger, customers to Mercedes. Mercedes-Benz has reversed course and is shipping production of the A-Clas...

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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...

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Implementing CUSMA: Webinar explains how the new trade agreement will impact the automotive industry

Collision Repair Magazine June 24, 2020 Toronto, Ontario — On June 24, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) hosted a webinar overviewing the upcoming implementation of CUSMA, the new trade agr...

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Donald Trump’s latest threat to Canada is likely to go over like an aluminum balloon

Edward Keenan, Toronto Star June 24, 2020 WASHINGTON—With U.S. economy struggling, Canada and other countries risk being collateral damage as President Donald Trump swings wildly to show his supporters that he’...