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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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New U.S. metal tariffs would be ‘dumb,’ Canadian supply group says

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada June 23, 2020 The Trump administration is considering re-imposing tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada and an announcement could come by the end of the week, according to ...

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Project Arrow finalists chosen in all-Canadian ZEV competition

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association has chosen three finalists for its Project Arrow design competition, a program aimed at building an all-Canadian zero-emission...

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Flavio Volpe on the diversity of suppliers, the ‘dignity in making things,’ and USMCA

Canada Conversations with Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe talks about how his members shifted gears to make medical equipment during the pa...

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Canada’s parts association asks industry to donate 1M masks during pandemic

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 24, 2020 The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is calling on Canada’s auto industry to donate one million masks to those on the front lines in the fight to st...

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GM Canada collecting, donating medical equipment to fight coronavirus

Staff Report, Automotive News Canada March 24, 2020 General Motors Canada is collecting and donating personal protective equipment to help Canada’s front line health-care workers in the fight against the global...

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APMA says medical suppliers will be forced to share specs with auto industry amid pandemic

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 20, 2020 If medical equipment suppliers refuse to share the technical specifications of the equipment they make with the auto industry, “we will force them,” says the h...

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Border closure not expected to affect production, supply chains or dealer stock

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 18, 2020 North American auto production and dealer inventory shouldn’t be affected by the mutually agreed upon decision by Canada and the United States to close its bor...

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Parts association boss challenges members to make medical equipment during pandemic

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 16, 2020 Canada’s parts suppliers are being challenged to source or even manufacturer medical equipment that could be in short supply due to the outbreak of the novel c...

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Trade groups concerned over potential June 1 start of USMCA

March 16, 2020, Automotive News Canada Trade groups representing automakers and parts manufacturers are “gravely concerned” by reports that the Trump administration is considering an entry-into-forc...