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Virtual reality CAVE in Windsor creates virtual twin of Canadian-made Project Arrow concept vehicle

Chris Ensing, CBC News March 25, 2021 A pair of projects that aim to transform how Canada competes globally in the automobility industry have collided in the birthplace of the country’s auto industry: Win...

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What experts say Canada needs to do to become a leader in the electric vehicle industry

Stephanie Dubois, CBC News February 25, 2021 Canada could be part of battery supply chain, innovation happening around EVs. This week’s meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe...

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Auto Cyber Security Centre

Windsor Morning with Tony Doucette January 29, 2021 Cyber threats have evolved to include your car. We hear about a partnership between the University of Windsor and Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Associ...

Auto Industry Cyber Security Technology

Cybersecurity centre for self-driving vehicles heads to University of Windsor

CBC Windsor January 29, 2021 The University of Windsor will be the site of Canada’s first organization dedicated to countering threats Centre tackles infrastructure and data security around autonomous vehicles....

Auto Industry COVID-19

Businesses faced ruin from the pandemic. Then Canada came calling for vital supplies

Peter Armstrong, CBC News December 30, 2020 Flavio Volpe, of the Automotive Parts Manufacturing Association says dozens of companies retooled their entire production lines to build lifesaving equipment. He call...

Auto Industry COVID-19

Finding Canada’s ‘cold chain’: How domestic industry can help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution

CBC News Windsor December 3rd, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturing Association, says that companies are ready to step up and help produce parts for freezers as they did when the c...

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Unifor’s tentative Ford deal will secure employment in Windsor plants

CBC News September 23, 2020 A tentative deal between the union that represents Canadian autoworkers and Ford Motor Co. could bring a “historic investment” to the country’s automotive sector, i...

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A Monumental Deal Between Unifor and the Ford Motor Company

Katerina Georgieva, CBC News Windsor September 22, 2020 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, says this deal indicates that all of Ford’s automotive production will be gear...

Advocacy Auto Industry COVID-19

The pandemic pivot: A check-in with companies that shifted to help during COVID-19

Jacob Barker, CBC News September 13, 2020 At the onset of the novel coronavirus, public officials scrambled to find ventilators and personal protective equipment to care for the sick and keep health care worker...

Auto Industry Auto Parts COVID-19 Economy

CBC Windsor News: Flavio Volpe Discusses Vehicle and Parts Sales

Chris Ensing, CBC Windsor News August 17 Flavio Volpe sits down with Chris Ensing to discuss vehicle and part sales over the past three months, as well as how automotive suppliers are adjusting to the medical e...