The 2017 AutoTech Symposium, which takes an in-depth look at new technologies for autonomous and connected vehicle development, will take place October 4 in Waterloo, Ontario. The event, hosted by theÂ Economic Development Corporation of the Waterloo region, features a range of speakers who will discuss various aspects of the automotive transformation in progress. Among the Read More..
(Bloomberg) –BlackBerry Ltd. and Canada are opening a research center for self-driving cars that raises the possibility of government backing for the former smartphone makerâ€™s automotive software unit. Chief Executive Officer John Chen and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the center at QNXâ€™s headquarters near Ottawa, Ontario, where it will be based. BlackBerryâ€™s QNX unit Read More..
Magna International has signed a purchase agreement to buy Germany’s Telemotive, an engineering service provider in the field of automotive electronics. The acquisition aims to bolsterÂ the Canadian automotive supplier group’s expertise in digital technologies. MagnaÂ said that, once the transaction has been approved by regulators, it plans to integrate Telemotive into Graz, Austria-based Magna Steyr, the Read More..
Toyota and Tesla Motors will built a jointly developed electric version of the RAV 4 small SUV at the Japanese carmaker’s plant in Woodstock, Ontario. “The Tesla-Toyota joint development team has agreed that building the vehicle at the Woodstock plant on the same line as the gasoline-powered RAV4, will streamline and simplify the production process Read More..