CVMA Hot Topics

  • Boosting Electric Vehicle Adoption in Canada

    Vehicle manufacturers are investing hundreds of billions of dollars into electrification. There are more than 40 EV models available to Canadians today, with over 120 new models coming to market by 2023, giving drivers access to an increasingly wide range of vehicles to suit every need. For Canada to become a leader in electric vehicle adoption more incentives, charging infrastructure, education and collaboration with industry is required.

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  • CVMA Supports the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement (CUSMA)

    CVMA member companies produce vehicles and components in Canada as part of the highly integrated North American value chain, which in turn, provides quality jobs for over 790,000 Canadians. The CVMA encourages the government to move forward with CUSMA (USMCA) passage as soon as possible to support Canada’s competitiveness as part of the integrated North American trade bloc.

  • Vibrant & Dynamic – That’s Canada’s Automotive Industry

    Innovation is at the forefront of what Canadian vehicle manufacturers do. CVMA members are investing and capitalizing on Canada’s research, development, software and engineering expertise to lead innovative developments in autonomous and connected vehicle technologies, infotainment and navigation systems, electric vehicles and safety advancements. Technology plays an important role in Canada’s global competitiveness and vehicle manufacturers are partnering with some of the very best of our country’s universities, start-up companies and innovative suppliers.

  • Global Competitiveness – Manufacturing, Software & Engineering

    New automotive investment decisions have never been more globally competitive or complex. Recognizing this reality, federal and provincial policy frameworks that provide a compelling rationale for new automotive manufacturing and research investment in Canada can achieve exciting and tangible results. Industry analysis demonstrates that government incentives for new investment in manufacturing operations maintains or creates new jobs and tax revenues streams that more than offset the cost of the incentive; it provides a very favourable return on investment.

  • North American Regulatory Alignment – Vehicle Emissions and Greenhouse Gas Regulations

    Canadian automotive manufacturing and its supply chain have been built on almost 60 years of deep integration with the U.S. First with the Auto Pact, later the Canada-U.S. bilateral agreement on trade, then under NAFTA and now the pending CUSMA. The resultant economies of scale have enormous positive benefits for Canadian consumers, their safety and the environment. Maintaining North American regulatory alignment, first within the North American trade block and ultimately, moving toward global harmonization is increasingly important.

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