Steven Chase, The Globe and Mail October 29, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the proposed credits make no sense because they would also harm U.S. companies, which make one million cars in Canada each year using 50-per-cent American parts and 60-per-cent American raw materials. Read article here.
Beneficios del TMEC en riesgo por EU dice APMA/‘APMA says the US is putting the benefits of USMCA at risk’
Ivette Saldaña, El Universal (Mexico) August 18, 2021 President of the APMA, Flavio Volpe, discusses how the US’ interpretations of USMCA rules can be counterproductive. Read article here or see article below (in Spanish).
René Delgado, Entredichos, Reforma July 1, 2021 Mexican newspaper, Reforma, interviews Flavio Volpe, president of the APMA, regarding future of Mexico-Canada-USA auto, EVs, microchips, COVID19, labour disputes, international competition and the unique collaborations that make these partnerships great. Watch Interview here and see article below:
Marcus Williams, Automotive Logistics February 8, 2021 The renegotiated rules on free trade in North America, known as USMCA, have been in effect six months but are coming under stricter enforcement. Trade experts from Toyota and Canada’s automotive supplier association points to risks around compliance and a lack of clarity in some rules, especially around […]
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 […]
On July 1, 2020, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) entered into force. Signed on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018, CUSMA outcomes preserve key elements of the long-lasting trading relationship and incorporate new and updated provisions that seek to address 21st-century trade issues and promote opportunities for […]
Keith Nuthall, Wards Auto June 19, 2020 OTTAWA – Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Assn. (APMA) is optimistic that the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will deliver more sustained work to the country’s supply chain once the deal comes into force July 1. It replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in place since 1994. A key change with the new agreement […]
Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico May 18, 2020 Auto manufacturing plants across the United States are resuming operations Monday, but it’s unclear whether production and consumer demand will ramp up enough for them to survive without federal aid. If automakers fail to successfully restart — and bring in some much-needed cash, it could mean the loss of […]
Adrian Morrow, Robert Fife, The Globe and Mail June 18, 2019 The Trump administration is working on a deal with congressional Democrats to ratify its overhauled trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, showing the first tentative signs of movement after months of deadlock. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a hearing of the Senate finance […]
Flavio Volpe, president of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers Assn., says most of the 65 Canada-owned parts makers operating in Mexico do business with Mexico-based assemblers, who could lose a significant share of the U.S. export market once the duties start to rise. Keith Nuthall, Wards Auto Jun 06, 2019 OTTAWA – The Canadian auto parts […]