The Canadian Press, CTV News October 11, 2021 Auto parts suppliers have also been feeling the crunch, being hit with a series of “rolling brownouts”, said Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. Read article here.
Matt Lundy, The Globe and Mail October 10, 2021 Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association, discusses the ill-effects of the microchip shortage in Canada’s automotive sector. Read article here.
Dene Moore, Automotive News Canada August 30, 2021 While Canada has opened its border to vaccinated Americans, pandemic restrictions on nonessential travel into the U.S. have been extended until at least Sept. 21. “The effective reopening for cross-border travel for the vaccinated has been helpful,” Volpe said. But manufacturers have been forced into temporary shutdowns […]
Conchita Galvez, CTVNews Edmonton August 9, 2021 A combination of a microchip shortage, car shortage, and the resumption of travel created a troubling situation for major car rental companies, said Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association. Read article here.
Patty Handysides, The Afternoon News, AM800 August 6, 2021 Flavio Volpe, head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the semiconductor chip shortage that continues causing havoc in the auto industry. Listen here.
Dave Trafford for Moore In The Morning, NEWSTALK1010 August 4, 2021 Flavio Volpe, President of the APMA, discusses GM shutting down several of its truck assembly plants owing to the global chip shortage, including extended downtime at its Ingersoll, Ontario plant through the weeks of Aug. 23 and Aug. 30. Listen here.
Amanda Pfeffer, CBC News August 2, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the global microchip shortage that is causing the latest crisis in auto. Read article here.
Arturo Chang, BNN Bloomberg July 19, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the ongoing supply chain shortages affecting the auto industry, trade tensions over car rules in the new NAFTA, as well as reasons to be optimistic about the auto industry’s outlook. Watch the interview and read the article here.
The Evan Solomon Show July 7, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Auto Parts Manufacturers Association, discusses how the microchip shortage is impacting the car industry in Canada. Listen here (@ 1:02:11).
Zander Broeckel, AM800’s The Afternoon News May 12, 2021 The president of the Automotive Parts Manufactures Association says the supply chain issue caused by the pandemic has hit all auto makers hard with many halting or scaling back production for the past few months as they wait for chips to arrive from China. Read article […]