The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles. It is one of the world’s most important economic sectors by revenue.
The automotive industry does not include industries dedicated to the maintenance of automobiles following delivery to the end-user, such as automobile repair shops and motor fuel filling stations.
Primary Sector: Raw Materials
Secondary Sector: Manufacturing
Tertiary Sector: Services
Quaternary Sector: Information services
Quinary Sector: Human Services
Detailed Industries within the Automotive Industry
Motor Vehicles and Parts Manufacturing
Motor Vehicles Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Bodies and Trailer
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle and Parts Wholesalers
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
Automakers around the globe are also engaged in developing new technologies and products.
Canada • France • Germany • Italy • Romania • Spain • Switzerland • UK • USA
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The automotive industry has become a vital element in the economy of the industrialized countries.
Motor vehicles are also a major component of international trade and foreign direct investment between countries.