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Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33611aCA | Apr 2016

Reverse gears: Industry revenue will suffer as production shifts abroad

The Car & Automobile Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-1.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
14,359
Businesses
27
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry has struggled to recover from recessionary lows. Dissuaded by high labour costs in Canada, many international automakers have refocused investment toward Mexico and the United States. As a result, output has fallen from Canada's biggest car producers. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to remain relatively unchanged. Disposable income levels are anticipated to rise, while demand from new car dealerships will climb at a moderate rate. These factors will stabilize revenue growth to a degree. However, economic conditions in Canada will prove undesirable to major international automakers, encouraging a continued capacity shift to Mexico and the United States... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Car and Automobile Manufacturing industry has very high barriers to entry, due primarily to its high level of capital intensity, the necessity for economies of scale, rapid technological change and established brand recognition. The industry is dominated by automobile manufacturers that leverage strong brand awareness and longstanding relationships with key supply chain partners to drive sales. Additionally, car manufacturing is a highly capital-intensive enterprise that requires sophisticated manufacturing facilities and robust supply chains. Most automobile manufacturing plants are equipped with specialized or automated manufacturing equipment and machinery, along with a substantial amount of floor space... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Car & Automobile Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture cars and automobile chassis. These companies, referred to as automakers, typically produce cars, including electric cars, in assembly plants. The manufacture of light trucks (e.g. vans, pickups and SUVs) and heavy truck is excluded from this industry. In addition, crossover vehicles (CUVs) are excluded from this industry, despite being built on car chassis.

Industry Products
Compact and subcompact carsMid-size and full-size sedansSports carsLuxury cars
 
Industry Activities
Automobile assemblyAutomobile chassis


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