Our community is helping to shape the future of automotive technology through collaborative partnerships and innovative automotive projects.

Waterloo Region is home to dozens of research institutions and pioneering organizations driving innovation in the automotive sector. Some of the world-class incubators and accelerators include:

Situated along Ontario's automotive corridor stretching the 401 highway, Waterloo Region is part of one of the top automotive jurisdictions in North America. Being centrally located along this corridor, automotive manufacturing is a crucial part of the regional economy.

In 2016, the location quotient of the automotive sector in Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo Census Metropolitan Area was ranked third among all Census Metropolitan Areas in Canada.

Locally significant and globally renowned automotive employers with more than 500 employees, include:

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