Taking you on a journey in the intriguing history of the automotive industry

Covering everything from early automotive design during its humble beginnings in Germany and France in the late 1800s, America's dominance in early on first half of the twentieth century. The automotive industry includes the production of cars, auto repair, and car parts. Since the early 20th century, it has been one of Canada’s most significant manufacturing industries, as well as a key driver of Canada’s manufactured imports and exports, employment and overall industrial production.