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 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 […]

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’ Association to keep your car safe. Listen to the full interview here.

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. 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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 geared around the product of the future, electric vehicles. (4:41) Click here for full video

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 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 […]