Original Equipment Parts Outlook

The original equipment parts sector plays a vital role in the Canadian automotive industry from all perspectives, be it employment, shipments or technological innovation. However, coverage and analysis of this segment tends to be fairly limited and niche specific compared to the more visible new vehicle sales and vehicle assembly side of the market.

In an attempt to illuminate the ever-important parts sector this month’s Observations will focus on automotive parts and the outlook for this side of the industry at a North American level. ¬†Discussion will focus on the recovery of the industry in recent years, increased parts content per vehicle, and the implications of the current Canadian labour negotiations for the parts industry‚Äôs outlook.

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