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Ford Motor Company unveils innovation centre in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 4, 2019

One of the world’s largest automotive companies has joined Waterloo – one of Canada’s top autotech ecosystems – in a very big way. Ford Motor Company surprised many in the community with the announcement that they had quietly built a team of 150 over the last two-and-a-half-years.

The newly unveiled Ford innovation centre works on vehicle communications and infotainment infrastructure, with a...

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Topics: automotive, expansion stories, autotech

Audi partners with Waterloo company to deploy innovative AI

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 16, 2019

New technology from Waterloo-based DarwinAI has made a big impression at Audi, the German automotive giant.

Since announcing a partnership last year, the two companies have worked to apply artificial intelligence to the development of the electronic brain behind autonomous vehicles. Using DarwinAI’s technology, Audi engineers saw a 90 per cent reduction in the number of hours spent processing...

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Topics: technology, artificial intelligence, autotech

Four ways Waterloo can help your autotech business innovate

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 7, 2019

If you’re in the automotive or autotech industries, innovation is the name of the game. Having the right ecosystem around you to fuel your research, talent and expansion needs can put you ahead.

Waterloo has one of the world’s deepest automotive research and development ecosystems. Our expertise runs from autonomous vehicles and intelligent systems to prototyping, software and automated...

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Topics: automotive, talent, autotech

Manufacturing excellence drives new Toyota investment in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 30, 2019

Less than one year after announcing a $1.4 billion investment in its Ontario operations, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) has announced production of a new vehicle at its award-winning Cambridge plant in Waterloo Region.

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Topics: manufacturing, expansion stories, autotech

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