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Windsor pursuing $2B battery plant that would employ 2,000

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star February 26, 2021 The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation has submitted a bid to land an electric vehicle battery production plant that has been described as the most advanc...

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Canadians should remain on guard when it comes to trade under Biden

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada February 25, 2021 After four years marked by tariff threats, trade fights and vitriolic tweets from Donald Trump, the administration of President Joe Biden is expected to brin...

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USMCA: The milk in the coconut of North American trade

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 expe...

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BNN BLOOMBERG: Biggest losers of tariffs will be U.S. consumers of raw aluminum

BNN Bloomberg August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the impacts of the aluminum tariffs on the auto parts industry. Source: BNN Bloomberg

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Reactions continue to trail tariff imposed on Canadian aluminum by the U.S.

Charles Adler Tonight, Global News Radio August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins guest host Michael Campbell to discuss US President Donald Trump’s tariff on Canadian aluminum. Source: Charles Adler Tonight on Omny...

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Ottawa plans to retaliate after Trump imposes tariffs on aluminum

Adrian Morrow, Steven Chase, The Globe and Mail August 6, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has started a new continental tariff war, reimposing tariffs of 10 per cent on most Canadian aluminum that Canada will ...

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CTV National News: Canada in the crosshairs

Joyce Napier, CTV News August 6, 2020 Canada says it will retaliate against U.S. President Trump’s new tariffs on Canadian aluminum. Watch the full video here

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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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...

APMA Webinar: Preparing for the CUSMA Implementation

Click here for the full webinar recording As automotive companies focus on recovering in the wake of COVID-19, they are preparing to face another obstacle – the transition from the North American Free Trade Agr...