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Lindertech 2017 draws a full house
April 26, 2017 by Allan Janssen

It is the 12th year for the conference that focuses on “real world training” with practical, hands-on sessions as well as in-depth classroom training.

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J.D. Power study finds autonomous safety concerns
April 21, 2017 by Adam Malik

Many are skeptical when it comes to safety of autonomous vehicles, says a new J.D. Power study. With the exception of the Gen Y cohort, those born between the early 1980s and late 1990s, all other generational groups have concerns

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Re-configuring driverless interiors
April 13, 2017 by Adam Malik

One research group expects shared driverless vehicles will be in full swing by 2030. And based on what we’ve seen, the cars are pretty bland. From the outside, anyway. But the interior? Expect a complete transformation, says the ABI Research

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Toyota boosts biggest plant
April 11, 2017 by Adam Malik

Toyota announced a $1.33 billion dollar investment in its Georgetown, Ky. plant, where its popular Camry models are built. Touting it as the highest current investment made by any automaker in the state, Toyota said this will be the first

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New Brunswick gets e-vehicle investment
April 11, 2017 by Adam Malik

The federal government announced a $120 million investment for electric vehicle infrastructure for New Brunswick recently. The infrastructure will include charging and refuelling stations for alternative fuels. Part of the investment also includes support for technology demonstration projects, according to

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Mazda Canada names top tech
March 27, 2017 by Allan Janssen

Marcin Malocha, a technician at Westowne Mazda in Toronto’s west end, wins the title of Canada’s top Mazda Master Technician for 2017.

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Magna prototype sheds subframe pounds
March 17, 2017 by Adam Malik

Don’t tell Magna how much weight you’ve lost so far as part of your New Year’s resolution. It may pale in comparison to what the automotive supplier is planning to do as it as it looks to shed weight from

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Ford putting 3D printing to the test
March 8, 2017 by Adam Malik

It may not be much longer until 3D-printed car parts are on the streets. Ford is testing 3D printing large-scale single-piece auto parts, such as spoilers. The company announced they are making the move “for prototyping and future production vehicles.”

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Feds invest in charging infrastructure
March 8, 2017 by Adam Malik

Ottawa has announced a $7 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. Quebec company AddEnergie is getting the funds to develop advanced electric vehicle charging stations across Canada. The announcement was made by Catherine McKenna, minister of environment and climate change,

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Truck-Lite moves into telematics
March 1, 2017 by Adam Malik

Truck-Lite announced its entry into the telematics market with the Road ready trailer monitoring and communications system. It calls it “the most complete trailer telematics solution in the industry.” The heavy-duty lighting and visibility company based in Falconer, N.Y. unveiled

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Behind the scenes of autonomous technology
February 27, 2017 by Adam Malik

Intel, perhaps best known for developing what’s powering the computer you’re reading this on, has been heavily involved in the automotive industry for many years. Now, they’re taking on the challenge of helping create fully autonomous vehicles. Located in Chandler,

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Total and DS team up for e-race car
February 22, 2017 by Adam Malik

Total and DS Performance are continuing their partnership, taking their relationship to Formula E. Total will support DS in its commitment for the championship circuit, a fully electric single-seater racing series. The partnership will focus primarily on the development of