Jobs, jobs, jobs! Employment in the Automotive Sector in 2015

In discussing jobs and the creation of jobs with regards to the automotive industry, one must first understand that the automotive sector consists of more than just manufacturing jobs. Automotive repair and maintenance and the retail side of vehicles (both car dealers and head office distributors) are two facets of the industry that also hire in large volumes.

In this month’s Observations we will look at the underlying factors and current status of employment in all categories of the automotive industry. Topics of discussion include employment statistics, size of the industry and why manufacturing has the highest visibility with regards to political and media attention when compared against the other sectors.

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