Canadian Automotive Industry
The Canadian Automotive Industry
The Canadian automotive industry produces light duty vehicles — cars, vans, pickup trucks; heavy duty vehicles — trucks, transit buses, school buses, military vehicles; and a wide range of parts, components, and systems used in vehicles of this nature. To complement its manufacturing activities, the industry boasts a well-developed vehicle dealer network, plus an aftermarket organization which has grown into a world-class distribution system and service provider.
The Canadian automotive industry is:
- Integrated into NAFTA (i.e. Canada, U.S., Mexico)
- Globally competitive
- The eighth largest in the world with positive trade balance
- A major contributor to the Canadian economy, employing over half a million people
Automotive Innovation Fund (AIF)
The program has been established to provide $250 million over five years to automotive firms in support of strategic, large-scale research and development projects to build innovative, greener and more fuel efficient vehicles.
- Program Summary
- Program Details and Criteria
- Projects funded to date through the Automotive Innovation Fund
- How to Apply
Motor Vehicle Assembly Plants in Canada
Listing of assembly plants in Canada.
The Canadian Automotive Partnership Council (CAPC)
CAPC is an industry-led organization formed in September 2002 to address the key competitive issues facing the Canadian automotive industry.
Partial Equilibrium Analysis of the Impact of a Canada — Korea FTA on the Canadian Automotive Industry
This analysis looks at the impact on domestic light vehicle production of eliminating the light vehicle tariff of 6.1 percent on South Korean imports.
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