Andy Blatchford, Politico August 22, 2022 Flavio Volpe, the plainspoken, influential head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said for the first time in years his lobbying work included going through the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa. Read here.
Automotive News Canada Podcast August 19th, 2022 Flavio Volpe, head of the Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, explains how close Canadian auto assembly came to extinction and how the word “north” added to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act turned the tide. He also tells us how the new U.S. EV tax credits will benefit Canada […]
Alexander Panetta, CBC News August 16th, 2022 The head of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, Flavio Volpe, called the friendlier language in the new, final, bill a relief for Canadian jobs: “It’s a bullet dodged,” he said. Read Here.
The Close, BNN Bloomberg August 8, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, says the revised EV tax credits passed by the U.S. Senate means automakers will ramp up their EV vehicle plans. Watch here.
CityNews Kitchener August 7, 2022 The Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association head, Flavio Volpe, discusses subsidy credits for buying electric vehicles through the Build Better Back bill. Listen here.
The Canadian Press, National Post August 7, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association, was just one part of an all-hands, year-long effort by the industry, the Ontario government and Ottawa to convince U.S. lawmakers and Biden administration officials to stand down. Read here.
Holly McKenzie-Sutter, CP24 August 5, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the surprise change to the U.S. bill effectively saved the industry in Ontario, as the majority of Canadian-made cars are sold in the U.S. and automakers are transitioning their operations towards EVs. Read here.
Breanne Deppisch, Washington Examiner August 4, 2022 In excluding Canada from EV production as it tries to start a manufacturing “race with China,” the United States would have been “shooting [itself] in the foot” in a sector it hopes to be competitive in, said Flavio Volpe, the president of the Canadian Automotive Manufacturers Association. Read here.
Toronto Star August 3, 2022 Trade spat with the U.S. over EVs reminds us what’s at stake with Ontario’s auto sector and the importance of this transition. Flavio Volpe, APMA president, says there would be no future if the provision around EV incentives remained in place. Read here.
Mitchell Beer, The Energy Mix August 2, 2022 “This couldn’t be a bigger vote of confidence in the North American auto sector,” said Flavio Volpe, CEO of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. Read here.