News & Insights
Durham RTDS has its finger on the pulse of electric and connected vehicles, intelligence-driven communities and smart mobility. Read on for the latest news, announcements, and insights to come out of Durham Region’s automotive and transportation ecosystem.
DURHAM RTDS Announces the Winner of the “Safe and Accessible Transportation Challenege”
FTMS Brings Innovators and Industry Leaders to the Intersection of Connected Transportation and Electrified Vehicles
Pick a lane: Canada and the EV Opportunity — Innovation Economy Council Report
The drivers of the EV market are clear: carbon reduction and a growing consensus that combustion engines will be phased out in the 2030s.
Canada has a major opportunity in the rapidly expanding global electric vehicle sector — but it needs to decide what it will be good at.
Durham RTDS Is Building Connections In Abu Dhabi
Representing the Durham Regional Technology Development Site (DRTDS), Spark Centre President and CEO, Sherry Colbourne, and Joel Nascimento, Founder of Kevares, recently travelled to Abu Dhabi to present at the first-ever Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS) in the Gulf Region.
Ontario, feds to each spend $259M to help transform GM plants in Oshawa, Ingersoll
The Ontario and federal governments will each spend $259 million to help General Motors Canada support and transform the company’s Oshawa and CAMI manufacturing plants.
Durham WAVEs hello to the future: regional chair
The Region of Durham prides itself on its ability to look towards the future, not just with strategies and plans, but with actions. We aim to improve and enhance our services through innovation and technology, to make Durham one of the best places to call home.
Pointing Canada’s Project Arrow zero-emissions concept vehicle forward at Ontario Tech
Behind the walls of the five-storey Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) at Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, Ontario, a visionary and ambitious automotive project of national interest is moving into high gear. The mission inside the ACE Innovation Garage: build an all-Canadian, zero-emissions, electric prototype vehicle by the end of 2022.
The virtual three-day event reveals that the Future Of Autonomous Tech is already here
OSHAWA AND HAMILTON, ONTARIO – The methods and processes of how our world delivers goods and services to the marketplace is on the cusp of transformational change. The rapid advancement of integrated technologies and the arrival of autonomous vehicles offers the transportation industry an opportunity to dramatically rethink and redesign how it functions.
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