Kazi Stastna , CBC News July 28, 2022 Flavio Volpe, CEO of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the importance of the proposed amendment could not be overstated and should give the EV sector the boost it needs. Read article here.
CBC News May 3, 2022 Flavio Volpe, the president of the Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association, told CBC News that he’s hopeful more semi-conductor companies will start production soon. Read article here.
Katie Simpson, CBC News March 21, 2022 Flavio Volpe, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association president, says the damage of the Ambassador Bridge blockade remains a distraction. Watch here.
Alexander Panetta, CBC News February 15, 2022 Auto-industry lobbyist Flavio Volpe had a unique perch last week into the sensitive political economics at play. “It’s critical that American decision-makers see border blockades as a singular event and not as the dawn of a new era in protest tactics.” Read article here.
Natasha Fatah, CBC News February 13, 2022 Flavio Volpe of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the protests and blockades in Windsor… and efforts bring them to an end. Watch here.
Pete Evans, CBC News February 9, 2022 There’s a contingency of about a day or two where factories on both sides can hold things together. “After that, it starts to become a real problem,” said Flavio Volpe, president of the Auto Parts Manufacturing Association. Read article here.
CBC News The National February 8, 2022 A second day of protests on the Ambassador Bridge near Windsor, Ont., has slowed traffic to a crawl, Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, expresses concern about how they will impact the flow of goods. Watch here.
Canada joins Mexico’s official complaint arguing U.S. violating trade pact over auto parts provision
Ashley Burke, CBC News January 13, 2022 Dispute centres around a technical issue in the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said that if the U.S goes ahead with its interpretation, it could have major implications across North America. Read article here.
Alexander Panetta, CBC News December 20, 2021 Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision not to back the Build Back Better bill affects his party, country, and the planet. It’s no accident a Canadian auto-parts representative, Flavio Volpe, happened to be meeting with Manchin’s staff on Friday, lobbying against the measure. Read article here.
Katie Simpson, CBC News December 20, 2021 Flavio Volpe, APMA president, praises Democrat Senator Joe Manchin after he pulled his support for a nearly $2-trillion social spending bill that’s a cornerstone of the Joe Biden presidency. The bill contains an electric vehicle tax provision that Canada’s automotive industry says would threaten jobs. Watch here.