The automobile industry has been considered a classic example of a producer-driven value chain. CGGC researchers, in collaboration with scholars at other universities, have published a wide range of articles on the automobile industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Some of this research was supported by Industry Canada.
Prospects for Canada in the NAFTA Automotive Industry: A Global Value Chain AnalysisThis paper examines trends in the North American automotive industry, and asks if Canada's historical comparative advantage in the industry is sustainable. The report was prepared for Industry Canada.