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U.S., Canadian execs lobby for USMCA relief

John Irwin, Automotive News March 15, 2021 Auto execs on both sides of the border are asking Biden administration to alter last administration’s stringent interpretation of North American trade provisions...

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Canadians should remain on guard when it comes to trade under Biden

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada February 25, 2021 After four years marked by tariff threats, trade fights and vitriolic tweets from Donald Trump, the administration of President Joe Biden is expected to brin...

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Businesses concerned over ‘vaccination gap’ between Canada, U.S.

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star February 10, 2021 The Canada-based Automobile Parts Manufacturers Association is reaching out to American trade and industry officials in the White House this week to alert them to th...

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USMCA: The milk in the coconut of North American trade

Marcus Williams, Automotive Logistics February 8, 2021 The renegotiated rules on free trade in North America, known as USMCA, have been in effect six months but are coming under stricter enforcement. Trade expe...

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Sources: USTR has approved all but one USMCA alternative staging plan for auto companies

Maria Curi, Inside U.S. Trade January 28, 2021 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has approved nearly all auto companies’ proposals for additional time to reach full compliance with the U.S.-Mexico-Can...

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Biden’s Buy America policy challenging but not devastating

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star January 27, 2021 Automotive industry observers said the Buy American policy announced by President Joe Biden this week will present some challenges but won’t cripple Southern Ontario’...

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Canada’s federal government seems to have woken up to auto’s importance

Kelly Taylor, Automotive News Canada November 30th, 2020 A year after Justin Trudeau’s Liberals returned to power with a minority government, Canada’s automotive sector would appear to be giving Ottawa a passin...

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There’s a better way to become a leader in electric vehicles than throwing cash at old automakers

Kevin Carmichael, Financial Post November 20th, 2020 Let’s agree that Canada should try to become a player in the electric-vehicle business. Carbon neutral means ditching internal-combustion and diesel engines,...

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Why Ontario’s auto industry is undergoing a rebirth

Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post November 11th, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, speaks with Financial Post’s Larysa Harpyn about the upbeat outlook for the automotive...

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CP24: Flavio Volpe – Transition to begin for President Elect Joe Biden

Marc Liverman, CP24 November 7, 2020 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, talks about trade in the transition period and what Canada’s trade relations with the...