Podcast by Automotive News Canada
Nov. 24, 2023 | Lana Payne on new contracts, organizing, and the UAW
Lana Payne, president of Unifor, takes us inside the contract talks with the Detroit Three automakers, how the deals affect the industry — from wages to the competition to pricing — and where the union goes from here.
Nov. 17, 2023 | Erin Kerrigan on trusting OEMs, dealer valuations, buying U.S. stores
Erin Kerrigan, founder and CEO of Kerrigan Advisors, talks about which automakers dealers trust the most — and least. She also says it’s still “raining Canadians” in southern U.S. states where Canadian dealers are buying stores. And, she explains how electric vehicles are affecting dealership valuations.
Nov. 10, 2023 | Flavio Volpe warns against “a flood of Chinese” cars from Mexico
Flavio Volpe, head of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, tells us why he’s ringing alarm bells so loudly of China’s growing auto presence in Mexico. He explains Chinese automakers have advantages North American companies don’t and why that could hurt Canadian suppliers in the long run.
ANC Podcast Replay | Porsche Canada’s John Cappella on sports cars, the luxury tax and EVs
On this replay of the June 2, 2023 Automotive News Canada Podcast, Porsche Canada CEO John Cappella gives a lay of the Canadian luxury market, explains how electrification affects sports cars, and tells us what effect the luxury tax is having.
Oct. 27, 2023 | A fireside chat with Ford Canada CEO Bev Goodman
Ford Motor Co. of Canada CEO Bev Goodman talks electric vehicles, sales and more during a fireside chat at the 2023 Automotive News Canada Retail Forum.
ANC Podcast Replay | VW Canada CEO Pierre Boutin on battery plant, ID Buzz and more
In this Automotive News Canada Podcast replay from Aug. 25, 2023, Volkswagen Canada CEO Pierre Boutin talks about VW Canada’s role in the St. Thomas, Ont., electric-vehicle battery plant, new product, including the ID Buzz, the need for a harmonized North American charging standard, and more.