How auto parts manufacturers could help during the COVID-19 crisis

CBC News Windsor, March 19, 2020 As auto plants in North America temporarily close due to concerns about coronavirus, Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, is working on having auto parts manufacturers adapt to produce medical supplies. Volpe said manufacturers can make 500,000 of a given part every year. Right now, the […]

Local auto sector capable of meeting emergency need for medical equipment

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 18, 2020 Borrowing a page from World War II history, Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association president Flavio Volpe is suggesting Ontario’s automotive supply chain can help Canada avoid the shortage of vital medical equipment that could occur during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volpe said with the European Union recently announcing restrictions on […]