GM Canada Engineering Centre in Oshawa Now Hiring, Expanding and Partnering for a Future

Posted on 28. Apr, 2015 by in GM Canada

GM Canada Engineering Centre in Oshawa Now Hiring, Expanding and Partnering for a Future

New Mandate to concentration on a Connected Car and Green Technology






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(Oshawa, Ontario – Apr 28, 2015) – GM Canada boss and handling executive Steve Carlisle announced currently that GM’s Canadian Engineering Centre is flourishing into an creation heart for a “connected car” and immature technologies, dual areas of flourishing significance for automotive business and a destiny of a automobile sector.   

The Oshawa-based centre is now employing for a further of some-more than 100 program and controls engineers to support a new charge associated to “connected car” systems, environmental and civic mobility solutions. 

GM Canada manages approximately $190 million investigate and growth work per year with a far-reaching operation of heading Canadian suppliers and universities.  Work during a GM Canada Engineering Centre in Oshawa and a cold-weather contrast trickery in Kapuskasing, Ontario is assisting to make a automobile some-more connected and environmentally sustainable.  These activities embody a growth of new program and active controls that concede business to take advantage of high-speed information links between automobiles and mobile networks. “Connected car” technologies are enabling an sparkling operation of new safety, environmental and infotainment applications. Innovation during a Canadian Engineering Centre also focuses on a use of choice fuels, light-weight and modernized materials that assistance urge fuel economy and offer business new and some-more tolerable record solutions. 

Steve Carlisle, boss and handling director, GM Canada said, “We have prolonged been unapproachable of GM Canada’s singular capability in Canada to pattern and operative destiny products for a business and a plain portfolio of patents and plan breakthroughs,” pronounced Carlisle. “We are creation this investment since we see an event to take advantage of a resources of talent in mobile technologies, program and modernized automotive engineering accessible in Canada’s heading universities and other partner organizations.  Canada has a dais strength and, to steal a famous hockey analogy, this is where a puck is going.”

Mark Reuss, executive clamp president, tellurian product development, purchasing and supply chain, General Motors said, “Innovations in connected automobile and environmental technologies are pivotal elements of how we’re building good new vehicles with facilities that business unequivocally want.  we recently spent time in Canada with a group and with some of a Canadian university investigate partners, and it’s transparent that they’re prepared to take a Oshawa engineering operation to a subsequent level.”

The Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure said, “It’s illusory to see GM deposit in their Engineering Centre in Oshawa, transforming it into a heading heart for connected automobile and immature technologies. This is a boost to both a automotive and information and communications record sectors, and a loyal covenant to a rarely learned workforce. Ontario is already a tellurian personality when it comes to a talent and skills of a workforce, that creates us a ideal choice for this investment. We appreciate GM for this joining to strengthen their roots in investigate and innovation, and to deposit in record that will truly expostulate a destiny of a automobile sector.”

Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa said, “I am celebrated to be here for a enlargement of a GM Canada Engineering Centre. Our supervision is critical about automobile production in Canada, and it is both a covenant to a world-class workforce here in Oshawa and a vigilance to a rest of a universe that Canada has most to offer not usually in manufacturing, though also in investigate and development.”

Dr. Amir Khajepour, highbrow of automatic and mechatronics engineering, University of Waterloo said, “As a long-time partner in investigate with GM Canada, we are gay with this new concentration on connected automobile and immature technologies during GM Canada’s Engineering Centre.  This will yield a students and graduates with even some-more opportunities to request their believe in an critical and flourishing margin of investigate and commercialization.”

Janet Walden, arch handling officer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) said, “NSERC is unapproachable to be a believer of industrial partnerships with Canadian investigate institutions.  Our investments continue to renovate creation within Canada and as this proclamation currently demonstrates, offer to strengthen Canada’s rival position in slicing corner research, eventually heading to new jobs.”

Perrin Beatty, boss and arch executive officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce said, “I acquire GM Canada’s new connected automobile charge and employing in Oshawa. This subsequent theatre of modernized automotive engineering and production is only a kind of high value combined work Canada needs if we are to safeguard we sojourn rival for a future.”

Jayson Myers, boss and arch executive officer, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters said, “Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters applauds a new connected automobile charge for GM in Oshawa.  This subsequent era automotive record is an instance of a modernized production and creation networks with a universities that will expostulate success for a zone in a future.”

To entice Canadians to be partial of formulating a destiny with a connected automobile and immature technologies, GM Canada will be regulating amicable media to rivet students, professors and teachers, and other Canadians with a creation team.  Brian Tossan, executive of GM Canada’s Engineering Centre said, “We’re vehement to strech out to Canada’s best and brightest minds about a new work and pursuit opportunities opening adult with GM Canada.  We are formulating a destiny as partial of GM’s tellurian growth of tomorrow’s automobiles.”  

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