Speech: Steve Carlisle speaks to Canadian Club of Toronto
October 21, 2015 – was an important date.
In the 1989 movie “Back to Future 2”, Canadian actor Michael J Fox travelled back and forth in time with the benefit of knowing where technology would take the world.
Much of what the film forecast was remarkably on point.
While we don’t have flying cars yet, we now have hover boards and flying drones.
And we are now turning waste into energy.
The lesson here is, we should never underestimate the pace of change and the possibilities that can be realized through imagination and ingenuity.
There are so many things we could talk about today given the pressures and opportunities facing the auto sector but, I’d like to focus on what I think is the single most important challenge andopportunity for our industry: and that is innovation and the future of mobility.
In fact here in Canada its time to get back to thinking about the future of the automotive industry.Read more