Category Archives: Research

Ask any vehicle service and repair shop owner what their biggest challenge is and, most likely, they will say it is finding the right technicians. Labour shortages in the automotive aftermarket industry are not new – there is an abundance of anecdotal reporting that suggests, when it comes to accessing a talented and available workforce, […]

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Outlook Study. This report provides a comprehensive picture of the current aftermarket industry, as well as forecasts and trends that will impact the aftermarket in the future. The Outlook Study is an useful tool for businesses, both large […]

We’re partnering with the Conference Board of Canada to release a report on the economic impact of industry disruptors. In 2017, AIA Canada released a report that outlined the potential impact of CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric) on the mechanical and collision sectors. In this follow-up report, with research support from Conference Board of Canada (CBoC),we’ll seek […]

Written with the automotive aftermarket industry in mind, this first of its kind HR toolkit is perfect for the hiring needs of small and medium-sized businesses across Canada! Here’s a sneak peek of what you will find in the toolkit: Job description best practices Benefits of diversity in the workplace Top 50 interview questions [Template]  How […]

Heroes? Canadian youth need role models like you to help them plan their futures. The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada and Let’s Talk Science have partnered to create career profiles and video interviews that will help young people learn about the great careers in the automotive aftermarket industry. Download full brochure Why should I […]