Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 33611aCA | Feb 2015

Full speed ahead: Automakers will benefit from steady new car sales, despite rising oil prices

IBISWorld’s Car & Automobile Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has been on a bumpy road over the past five years. The recession in the United States, the industry's primary export destination, crippled consumer demand for new vehicles and Canadian production was hampered. Over the next five years, automakers will continue to benefit from steady new car sales; however, rising oil prices may ultimately subdue the true growth potential of the industry as more expensive gas prices generally discourage purchasing new cars. Demand for hybrids and electric vehicles is also likely to rise, leading to greater profitability in the industry... purchase to read more

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To address consumers' changing preferences, automakers have been overhauling their product portfolios. Fuel efficiency has become a top design concern for manufacturers, with more car models featuring hybrid-electric drivetrains, smaller forced-induction engines and more advanced transmissions delivering fuel economy gains.

Midsize and full-size sedans

Midsize and full-size cars are the mainstay of this industry. Over the past 20 years, midsize and compact car sales have gained market share over full-size cars as consumer preferences changed. Skyrocketing gas prices in the early part of the five-year period made consumers trend toward mid-size, more fuel-efficient cars... 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), heavy trucks and motorcycles is excluded from this industry.

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

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