Is The Canadian Auto Industry Ready For Coming Transformative Changes?


Those were several of the questions debated at the Future of Mobility – Automotive Tech Symposium held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, in early November.

As one panelist noted, “We believe more change is coming in the next five years than has taken place over the past 50 years.”

Hosted by Trinity Tech and the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), the symposium brought together automotive manufacturers, suppliers, tech partners, policy-decision makers, academia and investors to discuss how Canada can leverage the mobility revolution taking place in the automotive industry.

“Collectively, we need to leverage the change taking place to maintain our relevance and competitiveness in the market,” says Dunstan Peter, President and CEO of Trinity Tech Inc. “This symposium brought together innovators who can help everyone to understand the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead. Traditional auto plays must make strategic moves to get ahead of the disruption.”

The dialogue throughout the day was invigorating and a number of key questions were debated and analyzed: