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: Windsor. There is now a digital twin of the Project Arrow vehicle, a zero-emission Canadian made concept vehicle spearheaded by the Automotive […]
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 Biden was a signal of momentum for electric vehicles that those in Canada’s industry have been waiting for. In the roadmap released following the […]
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’ Association to keep your car safe. Listen to the full interview here.
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. This week, the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association (APMA) partnered with the centre to help guide and inform its research. APMA president Flavio Volpe said the […]
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 calls it the biggest peacetime industrial mobilization in Canadian history. Read the full article here.
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 call went out for PPE and ventilators in the spring. “What we’re doing is we’re doing the due diligence to know, […]
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, including Windsor’s two Ford engine assembly plants. The potential three-year deal involving a $1.98-billion investment, announced by Unifor president Jerry Dias Tuesday, promises to stabilize employment for Windsor employees by […]
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 geared around the product of the future, electric vehicles. (4:41) Click here for full video
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 workers safe. While they were looking abroad to fill many of the needs — domestic businesses, including some in Windsor, stepped in to build capacity here at […]
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 equipment space. Segment begins at 7:50.