GM Canada Holds “Collision Day” during Communitech

Posted on 30. Oct, 2016 by in GM Canada

GM Canada Holds “Collision Day” during Communitech

Canadian Start Ups Will Explore Growth Opportunities with GM






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Waterloo, Ontario (October 26, 2016) – Today GM Canada hold a “Collision Day” during 2908@Communitech in Waterloo, Ontario – not to exam a pile-up worthiness of a products – rather to capacitate Canadian startups and SMEs to try intensity expansion opportunities with GM as it takes on an automotive destiny that will be increasingly electric, connected, unconstrained and an vicious partial of a pity economy.

In February, General Motors Canada assimilated a Communitech ecosystem with a opening of a “2908 Innovation Lab”. In June, a Company announced a vital new program engineering charge and employing devise for Canada. Today’s eventuality builds on that swell by joining GM preference makers with Canadian startups and SMEs – intensity new partners with capabilities applicable to GM’s destiny vision.  The idea for this collision day is to try mobility solutions for civic centres in cold climates (i.e. Toronto, Chicago, New York City) with a concentration on:

  • Autonomous pushing record – sensing, perception, mapping, and diagnostics
  • Car pity – business models, pattern concepts, and connectivity enablement
  • Multi-modal choice travel methods

GM Canada President and Managing Director Steve Carlisle said, “At GM Canada we see an vicious eventuality to enhance a Canadian ecosystem and RD relations in an sparkling time of intrusion and mutation for a industry. Innovation is today’s vicious mercantile motorist and this eventuality with Communitech explores how a operation of really able Canadian startups might fit good with GM’s partnering and investment interests.”

Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Growth said, “Innovation from companies vast and tiny is essential to assistance expostulate Ontario’s economy into a future. That’s because it’s good to see a vast association like GM operative with Ontario start-ups to rise new ideas that that will keep a automobile zone during a forefront of technological intrusion and change.”

About General Motors in Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Company employs some-more than 8,400 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in immature manufacturing.  GM Canada markets a full operation of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and associated services by Canada’s largest automotive play network. More information per GM Canada models can be found during, or by following @GMCanada on Twitter.


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