Brian Lilley, Toronto Sun March 15, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, says this investment by Honda is important on many levels. Read article here.
Flavio Volpe (Contributor), Toronto Star November 6th, 2020 Its no secret that I love cars. I like things with wheels, motors and sinewy designs that cheat the wind and stir the soul. I like cars that connect with each other and drive on their own. I love cars that take families on tours of fall […]
Paul Brent, Automotive News Canada October 22, 2020 The tentative alliance between General Motors and Honda to co-develop vehicles built on shared platforms in North America could be a major boon for Canada’s parts suppliers, particularly those that adopt a similar collaborative approach, say industry executives. Partnerships are already well established among companies stretching from […]
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 General Motors-Honda North American alliance if the sector utilizes the same collaborative approach. In a joint announcement Thursday, the two auto giants said […]
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 18, 2020 North American auto production and dealer inventory shouldn’t be affected by the mutually agreed upon decision by Canada and the United States to close its border, say industry stakeholders. However, it might not matter if automakers continue to shutter plants during the pandemic. Ford, Honda and General […]
Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 18, 2020 Borrowing a page from World War II history, Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio Volpe is suggesting Ontario’s automotive supply chain can help Canada avoid the shortage of vital medical equipment that could occur during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volpe said with the European Union recently announcing restrictions on […]
Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 2, 2019 Minivan sales tumbled for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the third quarter of 2019 as consumers continued their migration to light trucks/SUVs. Pacifica sales in the U.S. were down 24 per cent (21,697 sold) while the Caravan dropped 20 per cent (27,456 sold). In Canada, sales of the Pacifica […]
Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada August 07, 2019 A revolving door appears to have been installed at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Vic Fedeli became the third minister in about a year to take over the cabinet portfolio that is of critical importance to the auto industry. The former treasurer […]