/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity - KPMG's Auto Sector Leader available to comment on Canada's automotive future/

Shift to electric vehicles puts pressure on Canada's automotive industry

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada's Peter Hatges, the National Sector Lead for Automotive, is available to provide insight and commentary on Canada's automotive future, as electric vehicles will redefine the driving experience, and radically reshape how and where they're made.


As a sponsor of the Canadian International AutoShow, KPMG will be releasing an industry report to coincide with the AutoShow that explores the state of the industry and offers key considerations for Canadian automakers, component makers, governments, educational institutions, and other industry stakeholders.  


Peter Hatges, Partner, National Sector Lead, Automotive, KPMG


Thursday, February 13 – Media Day


The Canadian International AutoShow
North and South Metro Toronto Convention Centre
John Bassett Theatre
255 Front St.
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6


How will the shift to electric vehicles transform Canada's automotive industry?

What immediate steps should automakers and auto parts makers take to respond to transformative change? Is this the end of the internal combustion engine?

What lies ahead for automotive dealers?

How technology is revolutionizing the industry?

How will automotive industry jobs change in the next five, 10 years? What does the factory of the future look like? How well positioned is Canada to meet the challenges?

Are we ready for electric cars? What needs to happen and when?

What's the future for refuelling stations?

How are demographics reshaping the automotive sector?

What's the future of urban mobility?

How do you safeguard privacy in an era of connected vehicles? How soon will autonomous driving vehicles be on the market? Will they make our roads safer?

What the impact will EV batteries have on the mining industry?



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