GM Canada President and Managing Director Steve Carlisle Talks Auto Innovation with Engineering Students At Carleton University And University Of Ottawa
Oshawa, Ontario (March 30, 2016) – Today, GM Canada boss and handling executive Steve Carlisle toured Carleton University and a University of Ottawa as partial of a Company’s efforts to find and expostulate creation for a destiny of a automobile.
At both schools, Carlisle spoke with students about a automobile sector’s quick pierce toward an automotive destiny where vehicles are electric, connected, unconstrained and common – changes that benefaction extensive advantages for softened safety, hothouse gas rebate and mercantile advantage in Canada. He also met with imagination to consider opportunities to support GM’s expanding engineering and RD work in Canada in these quick rising areas of automotive technology.
Carlisle said, “The considerable talent and creation function during Carleton University and a University of Ottawa can assistance support a new operation of modernized engineering and technical skills a attention needs as it transforms. we was tender by both as we are looking to sinecure some-more than 100 engineers and also during exploring areas we competence work together with both Carleton University and a University of Ottawa.”
“Our research-intensive Faculty of Engineering and Design continues to enhance and adjust to accommodate rising needs. We demeanour brazen to substantiating a long-term partnership with GM Canada to emanate new commune placements and career opportunities for a students and trigger corner investigate projects,” pronounced Rafik Goubran, Dean of a Faculty of Engineering and Design during Carleton University.
“It was good to acquire Mr. Carlisle and his collaborators to a imagination during a annual Graduate Poster Competition. Our students and professors truly appreciated this singular event to showcase their imagination and capabilities while training some-more about a sparkling prophesy and goals of GM Canada,” pronounced Dr. Claude Laguë, Dean of a Faculty of Engineering during a University of Ottawa.
Carlisle toured a purify rooms, labs and met with a members of a Formula SAE group during Carleton University. At a University of Ottawa, Carlisle gifted a Richard L’Abbe Makerspace and Connected Vehicle Lab. Carlisle also spoke to an assembly of students during both schools to tell GM’s story of innovation, a Oshawa Engineering Centre charge and a recruitment of a best Canadian talent.
GM’s Canadian Engineering Centre is in a routine of 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 during www.gm.ca. To learn some-more about creation and a destiny of a automotive attention revisit www.gminnovates.ca or follow @GMCanada and #GMInnovatesCA on Twitter.