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All-Canadian concept car to demonstrate national ZEV production capabilities

The Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association’s Project Arrow will display the full extent of innovative Canadian automotive technology in a concept car coming in 2022 Luke Sarabia, Electric Autonomy January ...

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First all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle a response to PM’s innovation call

To be launched by 2022, Project Arrow will draw on Canadian expertise and resources to meet the carbon-neutral challenge Naomi Powell, Financial Post January 7, 2020 The first all-Canadian zero-emissions concep...

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How Canada is quietly retooling its auto industry

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada December 20, 2019 Factory closures and job cuts get the headlines, but technology is driving an evolution of Canada’s auto sector as employers compete for highly skilled wo...

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U.S. House passes trade deal replacing NAFTA, but concerns remain in Canada

David Lawder, Reuters December 19, 2019 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal that includes tougher labour and automotive content rul...

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Flavio Volpe joins Arlene Bynon

December 19th, 2019 Flavio Volpe (President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association) joined the Arlene Bynon show to discuss the end of automotive production for GM in Oshawa, Ontario.

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Mexico, Canada would share in USMCA windfall

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada December 16, 2019 President Donald Trump reopened North American trade talks with the aim of bringing factory jobs back to the U.S. from Mexico. But the new United States-Mexi...

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Canadian Auto Sector Welcomes Final USMCA Deal

Dec 13, 2019 Keith Nuthall, Wards Auto For autos traded between the three USMCA countries to benefit from its low- or zero-duty provisions, 70% of all steel, aluminum and glass used must originate in North Amer...

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Delayed USMCA ratification would be ‘really big problem,’ warns parts association

The Canadian Press, Automotive News Canada December 13, 2019 The head of Canada’s parts suppliers association is warning the federal opposition parties that delaying ratification of the new North American free-...

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Future Auto 1: Cars will soon change daily life as much as smart phones did

DAVE WADDELL, WINDSOR STAR December 11, 2019 The automobile redefined life in the 20th century, but the vehicle of the future will likely embed itself even deeper into our daily lives. Electric, connected and i...

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After much back and forth, USMCA relief is here at last

Campbell Clark, The Globe & Mail December 10, 2019 This is the end of the lingering psychodrama over replacing NAFTA. The deal signed Tuesday isn’t a massive overhaul of the revamped North American trade de...