APMA Reveals Project Arrow Judges Panel

Group to select 3 Finalists from 9 submissions Toronto, May 21, 2020. Today, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association revealed the names of the much-anticipated Project Arrow Design Judging Panel that will pick 3 Finalists to move to the next phase of the project. The diverse group of jurists includes global leaders in automotive design, some […]

FCA design chief Ralph Gilles joins APMA Arrow program as judge

Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada May 21, 2020 Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ global design chief, will lead a nine-member panel of judges who will select finalists in the design competition for Project Arrow. “Project Arrow serves as a call to action to Canadian automotive parts manufacturers to design and develop the next generation of […]

Why Canadian automakers should accelerate their electric vehicle capabilities

Auto industry faces dramatic risks from the global transition to electric vehicles and it could soon start impacting jobs, according to a new report Kevin Martine, Financial Post February 14, 2020 Canada’s gas-powered auto industry faces dramatic risks from the global transition to electric vehicles and it could soon start impacting jobs, according to a […]

Project Arrow competition officially kicks off

Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada February 13, 2020 TORONTO — The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) is officially kicking off the design competition for its Project Arrow concept car initiative. The contest is open to eligible students at colleges and universities across Canada, said APMA President Flavio Volpe. “We’ve been speaking to Canadian college and […]

Canadian parts-makers take centre stage at CES

Joe Thompson, Canadian Metalworking February 12, 2020 During the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s most technologically advanced companies announced their next-generation tech to the world. Over the years this Las Vegas launchpad introduced us to the first videocassette recorder, the Commodore 64, DVDs, and the biggest TVs currently on the market at any given […]

Arrow concept car to be a showcase for area automotive firms

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star January 24, 2020 The Windsor region and the auto cluster knitted together by the 401 in Southwestern Ontario will be key in the building of the Arrow concept car planned by the group representing auto parts makers in Canada. The Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association announced the project to build an all-Canadian, […]

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 9, 2020 An ambitious project to create the first Canadian-designed, Canadian-engineered and Canadian-built electric concept car was announced this week by the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association […]

Parts makers plan all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 8, 2020 Canadian auto suppliers aim to build and unveil by 2022 a zero-emissions concept car made entirely of parts and software sourced at home. Project Arrow is intended to highlight Canadian auto ingenuity, engineering, design and manufacturing. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the […]