Canada’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry: Industrial Outlook Autumn 2015
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Industry.
- Consolidated Line—After several years of uncertainty, new investments by GM ensure that the Consolidated Line in Oshawa will now remain open until at least 2017.
- Vehicle SalesU.S. vehicle sales, while not expected to grow as robustly as previously forecast, will continue to accelerate in the short term, increasing demand for vehicles.
- New Production—Although assemblers such as GM and Toyota are making investments in Canadian plants, overall investment is well below its peak and production is not expected to increase significantly over the forecast period.