GM Canada President and Managing Director Tours University of Western Ontario

Posted on 19. Mar, 2016 by in GM Canada

GM Canada President and Managing Director Tours University of Western Ontario






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Oshawa, Ontario (March 18, 2016) – Today, GM Canada boss and handling executive Steve Carlisle toured Western in London, Ontario as partial of a Company’s efforts to find and expostulate creation for a destiny of a automobile.

Carlisle spoke with Western students about GM and a automobile sector’s fast pierce toward an automotive destiny where vehicles are electric, connected, unconstrained and shared. Carlisle said, “I was unequivocally tender with a talent and capability during Western. We will need a new operation of modernized engineering and technical skills as a automobile zone transforms. It’s transparent to me that we have that here in Canada.” 

Carlisle toured Western’s Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research (FPC), as good as a Faculty of Engineering, and spoke to an assembly of students to tell GM’s story of innovation, a Oshawa Engineering Centre charge and a recruitment of a best Canadian talent.

“Western is home to several heading investigate programs that offer poignant advantages to companies handling via a automotive zone and a supply chains,” says Western Engineering Dean, Andrew Hrymak. “By building lighter materials and battery systems, and improving production processes, these programs offer novel, big-thinking ideas to means a destiny of a automotive industry.”

FPC engineers and investigate scientists develop, test, countenance and impersonate new lightweight materials and modernized production processes during an industrial scale.

The Canadian Engineering Centre is now employing some-more than 100 program and controls engineers to support a new charge associated to “connected car” systems, environmental and civic mobility solutions.

About General Motors in Canada

Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada employs some-more than 9,000 people opposite a country.  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 vehicles can be found at To learn some-more about creation and a destiny of a automotive attention visit or follow @GMCanada and #GMInnovatesCA on Twitter.


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