Ontario premier headlines annual Auto Parts Manufacturers Association gathering.
Pressure from Mexico, Southern US and CAFE requirements provide growth potential for auto parts manufacturers, conference hears.
There are new challenges, but automotive opportunities are plentiful.
The aim is to develop new aluminium-based manufacturing technology.
The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.
The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is anticipating at least some disruption of parts to Japanese automakers’ manufacturing operations in Canada and the US.