Alex Ballingall, Toronto Star August 23, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, described new accords with Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz as an “unprecedented” strategy for future auto manufacturing in Canada Read here.
VW, Mercedes sign MOUs with Canada to secure battery minerals supply, hint at more value-added news to come
Emma Jarratt, Electric Autonomy August 23, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, called the agreements “a fourth-dimensional chess move” by the federal government, adding that it was “the most significant thing that’s happened so far” for the mining sector. Read here.
Steven Chase, Claudia Scholz, The Globe and Mail August 23, 2022 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the VW and Mercedes agreements that are being signed with Canada reflect the benefits of a deal struck in the U.S. Congress on tax incentives for electric vehicles. Read article here.
Urvaksh Karkaria, Automotive News Canada July 18, 2020 The A-Class sedan was marketed to bring new, and younger, customers to Mercedes. Mercedes-Benz has reversed course and is shipping production of the A-Class compact sedan back to its plant in Rastatt, Germany from Mexico, supply chain and dealer sources told Automotive News in Detroit. And the move will […]