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CUSMA is here: Is your organization ready for the long term?

Click here for full webinar recording (YouTube) Click here for KPMG’s presentation (PDF) The pace of regulatory change, managing unexpected costs, government regulations, and the need for an elevated tale...

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Mercedes A-Class production heads to Germany, affecting Canadian suppliers

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-Clas...

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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

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...

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Canadian Parts Makers Await Enactment of USMCA

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...

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The auto industry faces challenges worse than in 2008, lawmakers say

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 t...

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Trump administration working with Democrats on USMCA ratification following months of deadlock

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 t...

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Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Hurt Canadian Parts Makers

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...

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Canada, U.S. and Mexico reach deal to lift Trump administration’s steel and aluminium tariffs

Adrian Morrow, Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail May 17, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland have scheduled an announcement in Hamilton Friday, where they are expected to ann...

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Hosting the State of Queretaro’s Secretary of Economic Development

Last week, our friends @MexicoAdvantage helped us host @mdelprete , State of Queretaro’s Secretary of Economic Development, at our office for an evening with APMA members. It was a great conversation over a gre...

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Canadian ambassador to U.S. expects Trump will lift steel, aluminum tariffs in ‘next few weeks’

Adrian Morrow, The Globe and Mail February 21, 2019Ottawa’s ambassador to the United States says he is confident the Trump administration will lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in “the next few weeks....