Influences on the Car Industry

Canadians sometimes create their own car companies using funds borrowed in Canada. Canadians also use foreign investments to run companies in Canada. Some foreign companies come to Canada and start ‘Canadian’ divisions, while others simply build assembly plants.

Materials and parts may also impact how Canadian a car is. Canada is a well-known producer of raw materials, but Canadian companies also process these materials and form them into parts. In the past few decades, auto-parts production has become very important to Canada’s economy.
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