Flavio Volpe on Bidens ‘Buy American’ plan

The Tom McConnell Show, NewsTalk 610 December. 6, 2021 Flavio Volpe, head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, discusses his recent trip to Washington to pressure the White House and defend Canada’s automotive industry. Listen here.

Putting the fun in dysfunction

Nick Taylor-Vaisley, Politico December 3, 2021 Pushing back on the controversial EV tax credit in President Bidens’s Build Back Better plan, now in the hands of the U.S. Senate, International Trade Minister Mary Ng brought APMA President Flavio Volpe to meetings with Sen. Hagerty and Sen. Blackurn. Read coverage here.

Canada pleads with U.S. lawmakers to change or scrap electric car bill

Katie Simpson, CBC The National December 2, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is included in the CBC National’s coverage of the Capitol Hill quest with Mary Ng for clarity, correction and cooperation on harmful US EV tax credits. Watch here.

Why America’s rush to EVs might kill the entire Canadian auto parts business

David Booth, Driving.ca, Special to Financial Post December 1, 2021 ‘Build Back Better’ may stimulate the American auto industry, but it will kill Canada’s. “This discriminatory action” could be the “death knell” of the Canadian auto industry says Flavio Volpe, president of the Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association of Canada. Read article here.