Flavio Volpe

Auto Industry COVID-19 Technology

VeraCity: Going Viral

CityNews September 21, 2020 CityNews follows a diverse group of Canadians from across the country as they digitally document their personal and professional struggles through the first half of the 2020 COVID-19...

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 Business Development Economy OEM USMCA

Assembly-plant outlook is grim despite supplier optimism

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada September 11, 2020 When it comes to the competitiveness of the Canadian auto sector, it might be the best of times and the worst of times. Talk with many Canadian suppliers an...

Auto Industry Auto Parts Business Development Economy OEM

GM-Honda Alliance presents opportunities to local suppliers

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star September 4, 2020 Canadian Association of Mold Makers chair Mike Bilton said southern Ontario’s automotive supply chain is in ‘prime position’ to take advantage of the newly announced...

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Applications invited for $10M Automotive Modernization Program

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star September 2, 2020 Canadian Association of Mold Makers chair Mike Bilton said the targeted funding from the Ontario government’s $10-million Automotive Modernization Program (AMP) is p...

Auto Industry Auto Parts COVID-19 Economy

Despite COVID-19, auto sector officials cautiously optimistic

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star August 28, 2020 The strong rebound in vehicle sales, as well as automakers moving ahead again with planned programs, make Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio V...

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...

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CanadaTalks SiriusXM: Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney

Matt Gurney, CanadaTalks SiriusXM August 13, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney to talk auto strategy, negotiations & Canada’s future… from his (auto)mobile home studio. CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167 · Flavio ...

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BNN BLOOMBERG: Biggest losers of tariffs will be U.S. consumers of raw aluminum

BNN Bloomberg August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the impacts of the aluminum tariffs on the auto parts industry. Source: BNN Bloomberg

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Reactions continue to trail tariff imposed on Canadian aluminum by the U.S.

Charles Adler Tonight, Global News Radio August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins guest host Michael Campbell to discuss US President Donald Trump’s tariff on Canadian aluminum. Source: Charles Adler Tonight on Omny...