The EV landscape in Canada
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BlackBerry, Magna enter deal for driver assistance systems
Software firm predicts annual revenues will double in next five years.
NGen announces $76M in funding toward 15 ZEV-related projects
Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster funding to advance ZEV technologies including EV batteries, power electronics, fuel cells and lightweight materials.
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Russia war will mark the end of globalization era, trade experts predict
Resulting reorientation of supply chains expected to drive inflation.
Report: Cobots market to top US$9B by 2028
Growing cobot demand driven particularly by logistics in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Q5D scores VC funding for robotic AM process
Robotics firm’s 3D printing technology aims to automate wire harness production.
Robot sales in North America have strongest year ever in 2021
A3 study reports $2 billion in robotics sales in 2021 – up 28% over 2020.
DesRosiers says, last year, Canadian auto production hit lowest level since 1967
Analysts say Canadian industry facing short-term difficulties and long-term structural change.
Magna acquires autonomous EV tech, personnel from Optimus Ride
Auto parts maker looks to strengthen ADAS capabilities with addition of 120 engineers.
Canadian manufacturing sales fell in September
Decline lead by motor vehicle sales hurt by ongoing semiconductor shortage.
Canadian auto sales tumbled in October, DesRosiers says
Last month’s 17.7 per decrease YoY marks worst October since 2011.
Canadian auto production hit hard by chip shortage
Supply chain issues disproportionately effecting Canada’s few assembly facilities.
Fed foresees a potential rate hike as soon as next year
US, Canada and Australia central banks easing off bond purchases as economy improves.
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U.S. factory production rebounds at fastest pace in 4 months
Gain in factory output double that expected for July, but economists warn coming months may be hampered by supply chain issues.
Canadian auto parts suppliers warn of more supply issues
Semiconductor shortage worse than expected and could be around for some time, companies say.
NGen funding boosts Canadian automotive technology projects
Industry-led not-for-profit singles out three advanced manufacturing initiatives to share in $11M investment.
ETEL’s UltimET Advanced designed for electronics and automation applications.
Stellantis, Foxconn team up to make cars more connected
4th-largest automaker says tie up “will mark the next great evolution of our industry.”
Magna plans to expand manufacturing in North America to focus on EVs
Auto parts company expects its electrified powertrain business to double by 2027.
ElectraMeccanica to establish U.S. operations in Arizona
B.C.-based EV maker’s Greater Phoenix location to house U.S.-based assembly and engineering technical center.
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Biden orders a review of US supply chains for vital goods
Executive order to lessen U.S. reliance on imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors.
MDA selected to supply satellite antennas for Telesat Lightspeed
Space engineering firm to combine 3D printing with automated assembly at Quebec facility.
Breakthrough improves 3D printability of copper
Uppsala University, Graphmatech graphene-based solution reduces reflectivity of challenging metal.
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Disinfecting robots and ‘AI-infused’ cars among top tech trends at this year’s all digital Consumer Electronics Show.
Magna launches forward-facing camera driver assistance system
Auto supplier’s fifth-generation “one-box” system incorporates Mobileye’s EyeQ5 system-on-chip (SoC) image-processing technology.
US manufacturing activity hits highest levels in two years
Institute for Supply Management index shows strong growth in 15 of 18 industries for October.