Flavio Volpe, the head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said production of electric vehicles built on PSA’s DS platform at the Brampton plant could make it a “major winner” under Stellantis.
Autoline This Week 2508, Autoline Network March 12, 2021 A year ago, the future of the Canadian auto industry looked doubtful. But then GM, Ford and Stellantis announced billions of dollars in investments to make electric cars there. Flavio Volpe, Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is featured on this panel discussing Canada’s super future with […]
Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 20, 2021 Little appears likely to change at former FCA operations in Canada now that the company has merged with PSA to create Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest automaker. In fact, FCA Canada continues to exist, for now. The name change to Stellantis has occurred at the FCA N.V. level […]
Dave Waddell, Windsor Star January 14, 2021 The finalization of the Peugeot SA and Fiat Chrysler merger on Saturday is being hailed as a positive and necessary development for the domestic auto sector. “In these affairs there’s usually a dominant partner, but this one is unique in they’re equal sized partners. I think it’s a […]
Giorgio Mitolo, Corriere Canadese January 5, 2021 A global industry in a battle against state owned Chinese companies, a pandemic-fuelled depression and a market shifting to new ownership models must increasingly look to consolidation to keep pace. The question here is who the dominant partner is and where does the corporate culture come from, France, […]