Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 31, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses AV tech, the prospects for rollout and what we should all be looking for. “It’s the role of the regulators to dictate safety and boundaries. An innovator obsessed with boundaries never reaches them.” Read article here.
Danielle Myles, FDI Intelligence August 27, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, discusses the auto and battery supply chain now that Ontario has drawn record investment in electric vehicles and wants in on the battery race. He also discusses Project Arrow, the 100%-Canadian concept EV. “We have all the elements in place to lead […]
Maritime Connection with Preston Mulligan, CBC Listen August 22, 2021 Flavio Volpe. President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses Project Arrow, Canada’s promising manufacturing sector, and all things electric vehicles. Listen here (@36:45-43:45).
NGen Announces $40 Million Automotive Zero-Emissions Manufacturing Challenge Supercluster to invest up to $20 million in R&D projects for battery and fuel cell electric vehicles
Financial Post August 12, 2021 NGen will invest $20 million in projects with a 50% industry match resulting in $40 million of new innovation spending. “Canada is poised to chart a new path in zero-emissions, advanced technology automobiles of the future,” says Flavio Volpe, President of Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association. Read article here.
Charles Adler Tonight August 5, 2021 Flavio Volpe, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President, discusses the Canadian consequences after President Biden signed an executive order aimed at making half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 to be electric. Listen here (@ 18:28-34:00).
Kelly Taylor, Automotive News Canada July 26, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), said “there’s a long shadow between intent and execution,” but the government’s accelerated ZEV timeline was expected. Read article here.
Rich Garton, CTV Windsor News July 22, 2021 The APMA’s president, Flavio Volpe, says Ontario and Quebec have raw materials to make it happen without having to bring them across the border in raw form, adding Windsor’s location and automotive history make the region a very strong candidate. Read article here.
Peter Mazereeuw, The Hill Times July 12, 2021 The government announced a ‘mandatory target’ on June 29: that only zero-emission vehicles would be sold in Canada by 2035. Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, weighs in on how the auto industry will play its part. See article below or read article here.
Kathie McMann and Patty Handysides, AM800: The Afternoon News July 7, 2021 As more car companies put absolute dates on getting into electric vehicles, or even completely changing over to EV’s, the issue of charging the vehicles is getting louder. How do we avoid a bottleneck in car charging? Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, […]
Dave Waddel, Windsor Star July 2, 2021 The federal government’s intention to ban sales of new gas-powered light vehicles in 2035 has the 1,700 employees at Ford’s two Windsor engine plants nervous about their future. Ottawa must work with industry to achieve an all-electric automotive future, says Flavio Volpe of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. […]