The Automotive and Mobility Sector is Changing
The global automotive and mobility sector is experiencing a major transformation, with advances such as vehicle connectivity, electrification, autonomous vehicles and shared mobility services on the rise. These emerging trends, along with major COVID-19 -related disruptions have resulted in Ontario’s sector facing a significant workforce shift, where specialized and advanced skill sets are required for the future, and companies are competing for the acquisition and retention of qualified talent.
Meeting the Needs of the Future
Through its Driving Prosperity Plan, the Ontario government has reinforced its commitment to the automotive and mobility sector and to creating a business climate that fosters growth and innovation. To support this vision, the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) has launched a Talent Strategy and Roadmap to ensure the sector’s workforce is prepared to meet the needs of the future and remain globally competitive.