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Researchers 3D-print functional human brain tissue | Airbus, Addup deliver first metal 3D printer to operate in spaceFebruary 20, 2024NGen unveils new advanced manufacturing projects | Remote software updates transforming auto industryFebruary 15, 2024Héroux-Devtek reports strong Q3 profit | GM’s robotaxi service ridiculed in U.S. regulatory hearingFebruary 8, 2024AI-enabled robots perform repetitive tasks at B.C. hospital lab | OPG to extend life of Pickering nuclear plantFebruary 1, 2024Japan fifth to land on the Moon | United may pass on next Boeing planeJanuary 25, 2024Toronto’s Xaba.ai to open robotics lab | Humanoid AI robot, Ameca, to speak at Inventures 2024January 23, 2024NASA, Lockheed unveil quiet supersonic aircraft | DE Podcast: IO-LinkJanuary 18, 2024Humanoid robot to speak at Inventures 2024 | ABB acquires SevensenseJanuary 16, 2024Toronto’s Xaba.ai to open robotics lab | Is using carbon composite fiber in aircraft fuselage safe?January 11, 2024Ballard signs supply deal with NFI | Tyto Robotics introduces eVTOL test standJanuary 4, 2024Canada sends 200 more armoured vehicles to Ukraine | Fastest Corvette is a electric hybridDecember 31, 2023Tesla recalls 2M+ vehicles in the U.S. | Norda Stelo acquires CWA EngineersDecember 14, 2023BlackBerry calls off IoT IPO | How Innovative Automation gambled and won launching RoboTapeDecember 12, 2023BRP feels impact of slower consumer spending | NHTSA to watch unrecalled Takata inflatorsDecember 7, 2023Canada to select Boeing aircraft to replace CP-140 Auroras | Universal Robots launches UR30November 30, 2023UWaterloo unveils state-of-the-art AM lab | Novel AM process 3D prints soft robot handNovember 28, 2023P&WC, Gulfstream complete first 100% SAF transatlantic flight | MDA secures $180M digital satellite constellation contractNovember 23, 2023Cruise CEO resigns | Beckhoff’s modular ATRO addresses industrial robot shortcomingsNovember 21, 2023Trudeau, Eby announce $1B battery plant in B.C. | CAE profits leap as demand for pilot training takes offNovember 16, 2023GM’s recalls autonomous cars | MDA reports revenue up nearly 20% YoYNovember 9, 2023Japan’s automakers unveil EVs galore at Tokyo motor show | Telus partners with EV charger producerNovember 2, 2023B.C. moves up zero emission vehicle target | EVs getting easier to find in CanadaNovember 1, 2023Canada, Ontario put $1B toward battery parts plant | H55 breaks ground on Canadian HQOctober 30, 2023General Fusion, TRIUMF sign MOU to test fusion reactor prototype | AI pioneers lament slow pace of Canada’s AI legislationOctober 26, 2023NASA’s 3D-printed aluminum rocket nozzle passes hot-fire tests | Mosaic multi-printer Array system begins shippingOctober 24, 2023Canada, Ontario put nearly $1B toward EV battery parts plant | Rolls Royce cutting up to 2,500 jobs globallyOctober 19, 2023eVTOL maker secures financing to complete high-volume manufacturing facilityOctober 12, 2023Kraken supports multiple countries at NATO exercise | DE Podcast: Motion ControllersOctober 5, 2023Vention named one of Canada’s top growing companies | DE Podcast: Motion ControllersOctober 3, 2023Canada’s manufacturers looking to AI to reduce ‘repetitive labour’ | Innovate BC awards $1.3M to B.C.-based R&D projectsSeptember 28, 2023Why the Avro Arrow was canceled | DE Podcast Ep. 21: Motion ControllersSeptember 21, 202320 years to break even for VW, Stellantis EV battery deals, PBO says | EU rules to increase aviation green fuel usage to 70% by 2050September 14, 2023Vention unveils 7th axis for cobots | Emerson acquires AfagSeptember 12, 2023Rockwell to acquire Clearpath | Solus to open copper foil plant in QuebecSeptember 7, 2023Toronto AI firm looks to disrupt use of robotics with industrial AIAugust 31, 2023Aerospace 3D printing market to reach US$8B by 2030August 29, 2023India first to land spacecraft near the moon’s south poleAugust 24, 2023Occidental Petroleum to buy Carbon EngineeringAugust 17, 2023CAE tops earnings predictions in first quarterAugust 10, 2023Distributed AI technique accelerates picking robot trainingAugust 8, 2023Will flying taxis become a real world industry?August 3, 2023Major automakers joining to build North American EV charging networkJuly 27, 2023Lion Electric raises US$142M to fund growthJuly 20, 2023Canadian robotic market study | Webinar: Practical cobot applications | Podcast: Xaba.aiJuly 18, 2023Bombardier says its price competitive for surveillance plane contractJuly 13, 2023Major automakers joining to build North American EV charging networkJuly 7, 2023Simulation predicts Ontario electricity rates could spike to achieve net zero by 2035July 6, 2023Canadian mining companies look to autonomous tech to make dangerous jobs saferJuly 4, 2023EV makers racing for supplies of lithium for batteries | Bosch Rexroth opens production plant in MexicoJune 29, 2023OIC, Tecomet partner with EOS, Precision ADM on end-to-end medical device AM serviceJune 27, 2023Lockheed, Xaba test AI-driven robots to improve airframe manufacturing | Ottawa unveils $350M fund to support green tech in aerospaceJune 22, 2023PBO says VW deal will cost Canada more than previously announced | BRP changes Marine group leadershipJune 15, 2023Stellantis reviewing Canada’s offer for Windsor battery plant | Apple Vision Pro headset could pave way for mass adoption of AR, VRJune 8, 2023AI and humanoid robots dominate at ICRA | Mobile robot components market worth $7.4B by 2027June 6, 2023Bombardier warns Ottawa against going with Boeing on military plane contract | Jaguar recalls I-Pace EVs due to fire risk in batteriesJune 1, 2023PEO drops Canadian experience requirement | Bombardier EcoJet Project completes initial testing phaseMay 25, 2023Ontario told to kick in more money to end Stellantis ‘stalemate’ | Canadian ‘extremely concerned’ about possible Line 5 shut-downMay 18, 2023SNC Lavalin looks to U.S. for growth and M&As eventually | Magna awarded eDrive business by Europe-based global OEMMay 11, 2023U.S. envoy looks to quell Canada’s anxiety over “Buy American” rhetoric | Tyto Robotics receives $400k grant from CRIAQMay 4, 2023EtherCAT grows to almost 60 million nodes | Kraken Robotics forecasts strong growth for 2023May 2, 2023UWaterloo-developed smart fabric responds to multiple stimuli | Flo Services secures $220M loan to expand EV charging networkApril 27, 20233D Systems verifies performance of NASA’s super alloy | Future Chinese mission to test 3D printing on the MoonApril 25, 2023Magna to engineer and build off-road EVs | Tourmaline, Clean Energy partner on natural gas fuelling stationsApril 20, 2023Ford details plans to retool Oakville plant to produce EVs | Ottawa to negotiate schedule for new icebreakersApril 13, 2023Saarland University technology provides fine control of solenoid valves | Jeremy Hansen to be first Canadian to encircle the moonApril 6, 2023Electromate partners with Spin Robotics | ATS acquires Triad Unlimited | Siemens, MIT initiative examines the industrial metaverseApril 4, 2023Did Canada, Ontario overpay for VW’s battery plant? | Feds outline clean economy tax credits | Seaspan to keynote DEXMarch 30, 2023OTTO Motors launches midsize autonomous mobile robot | Ontario budget to include 10 per cent tax credit for manufacturingMarch 23, 2023VW to build EV battery gigafactory in Ontario | GPT 4 released | DDC wins DAIR fundingMarch 16, 2023Hydrogen-powered regional airliner completes first flight | Netherlands to restrict export of chip making machineryMarch 9, 2023Ford Motors establishes Latitude AI | Rockwell acquires Knowledge LensMarch 7, 2023LKQ Corp. to buy Quebec’s Uni Select | DE Podcast: Ubuntu Core and Linus for industrial automationMarch 2, 2023Airbus to add 800 employees in Canada | Canadian auto production in 2022 halted decline streakFebruary 23, 2023New superalloy could cut carbon emissions from power plants | Sakuu 3D prints high-performance solid-state batteriesFebruary 21, 2023Magna announces Ontario expansion | AI successfully pilots fighter jetFebruary 16, 2023Auto industry leaders urge speedy Canadian EV response | Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell U.S. on working with CanadaFebruary 9, 2023KUKA expands AGV line | HARTING named “Company of the Year”February 7, 2023GM to invest US$650M in Lithium Americas | Imperial Oil green lights renewable diesel facilityFebruary 2, 2023Experts break down software-defined vehicle trend | Exco Tech hit by cybersecurity incidentJanuary 26, 2023Canada sends 200 more armoured vehicles to Ukraine | Fastest Corvette is a electric hybridJanuary 19, 2023Canada to buy surface-to-air missile systems for Ukraine | US official warns of risks posed by heavy electric vehiclesJanuary 12, 2023Vention sees explosive growth in 2022 | Schneider, BitSight to partner on OT cybersecurityJanuary 10, 20232022 auto sales lowest since 2009 | Notable gadgets of CES 2023 so farJanuary 5, 2023Fusion energy breakthrough | Canada’s space exploration horizons | The root cause of Canada’s labor shortageDecember 15, 2022Researchers teach dexterity to robot hand via simulation | Eclipse Foundation releases Sparkplug 3.0December 13, 2022Canada's first full scale EV plant opens | Drones overcome challenges for remote communitiesDecember 8, 2022BRP scores record Q3 profits | Competitors eroding Tesla's U.S. EV shareDecember 1, 2022Equispheres develops non-explosible aluminum feedstock | Precision ADM partners with TecometNovember 29, 2022Do AI connected cars ease traffic congestion? | Oil and gas drilling sector expects activity to pick up in 2023November 24, 2022ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. changes name | Vention named to Technology Fast 500 rankingNovember 22, 2022Electric VTOL aircraft maker to invest $118M on new Georgia factoryNovember 17, 2022TC Energy to sell off $5 billion in assets | Delays for new EVs reaches years | UN group calls for end to greenwashing in net zero pledgesNovember 10, 2022Martinrea reports record quarterly sales | Quebec-based paint manufacturer boosts throughput 150% | The Engines that Power CAD SoftwareNovember 3, 2022CIB invests $1B in Ontario small nuclear project | SolidXperts expands into Ontario | DE Podcast: Predictive MaintenanceOctober 27, 2022Atlantic XL acquires SLM 3D metal printer | Study finds fumes from common 3D printers are toxic |  Polymer 3D printing market to hit US$21BOctober 25, 2022Making Canada a powerhouse in the EV supply chain | TC Energy invests in “whiskey” RNS project | Oilsands pledge to invest in carbon capture projectOctober 20, 2022Rio Tinto receives investment to produce EV material | Freeland lays out energy, economy, climate strategy | Linamar reduces Q3 forecast for EUOctober 13, 2022DE Podcast: Canada Makes | German Technology Days launch this month | Merchandise trade surplus fell to $1.5B in AugustOctober 6, 2022Bipedal robot runs world record 100-meter dash | Tesla unveils humanoid robot | ABB to expand operations in CanadaOctober 4, 2022VW readies Porsche IPO | Canadian Navy defends need for new warships | NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense testSeptember 29, 2022De Havilland selects Alberta for new aircraft manufacturing facility | CETA ratification remains in limbo | Tech sector addresses job cuts at ElevateSeptember 22, 2022BRP reports Q2 profit | Manufacturing sales down 0.9 per cent in July | Biden touts EVs at Detroit auto showSeptember 15, 2022DE Podcast: Amphibious Tailings Pond Robots | Realtime Robotics integrates motion planning with Siemens software | AGILOX opens fulfillment centerSeptember 13, 2022Magna, Cartken strike deal on delivery robots | Imperial signs hydrogen deal with Air Products | U.S. Navy looks forward to next-gen destroyerSeptember 8, 2022Canadian engineer inducted to Living Legends of Aviation | Alberta on track for $13.2B surplus | GM building EV battery cells at Ohio factorySeptember 1, 2022AM process prints flat parts that become 3D shapes | CSA 3D prints flight-ready parts for the ISS | Dithering process reduces stair-step artifactsAugust 30, 2022Ottawa signs EV battery deal with Mercedes Benz and VW | New US EV tax credits anger foreign car makers | Canada, Germany sign hydrogen dealAugust 25, 2022NASA's moon rocket propped for first test flight | Canada, Germany to sign green hydrogen agreement | Manufacturing sales decline in JuneAugust 18, 2022CAE Inc. posts profit drop in Q1 | BRP buys stake in gearbox firm | Most EVs won't qualify for U.S. tax creditAugust 11, 2022Autonomous robot to deliver food on U of Waterloo campus | Amazon to buy iRobot | SoftBank posts $23 billion quarterly lossAugust 9, 2022Ropeless fishing technology tested off N.L. | Canada's North encouraging more residents to choose EVs | Magna posts Q2 lossAugust 4, 2022DE Podcast’s most popular episodes | Solo EV | Metal 3D Printing | Canadian RobotsJuly 28, 2022SFU researchers turn silicon into quantum processors | oilsands looking to nuclear power | Ukraine, Russia racing to acquire smarter dronesJuly 21, 2022Ontario EV battery plant announced | Canadian-made instruments on space telescope pierce recesses of space | DE Podcast: Enterprise CybersecurityJuly 14, 2022Canada pitching global automakers on making EVs, batteries locally | DE Podcast: Cybersecurity | Shipbuilding delay leaves Navy reliant on alliesJuly 7, 2022Siemens, NVIDIA to develop industrial metaverse | FIFA World Cup to use high tech for offside calls | Industrial robot market hit US$11.8bn in 2021July 5, 2022Cyclone autopilot bug not fixed yet | Manufacturers call for greater net zero transition supportJune 30, 2022Upcycling process doubles strength of ABS filament | nidus3D bringing construction printers to Canada | UWaterloo 3D-printed wall goes on displayJune 28, 2022Canada investing to modernize Norad | Self-driving car drivers rely too much on autopilot | SNC-Lavalin acquires Flex ProcessJune 23, 2022BP exits oilsands to focus on offshore | NHTSA reports nearly 400 crashes of automated tech vehicles | Manufacturing sales increase in AprilJune 16, 2022Cenovus CEO says future of energy is ‘diversification’ not ‘transition’ | BRP sales sag due to supply chain snags | EU to vote on ban of ICE carsJune 9, 2022Autonomous Mayflower nearly retraces 1620 voyage | Axon shutters plans for Taser drone | OPC Foundation elects new chairman, directorsJune 7, 2022Amphibious cleantech robot wins Canadian innovation award | Kinova Robotics’ Link 6 cobot | EV landscape in Canada webinar on demandJune 2, 2022World’s smallest remote-controlled walking robot | Stellantis, Samsung to build EV battery plant | BlackBerry, Magna enter ADAS dealMay 26, 2022Canada on 'upward trajectory' on Norad, NATO spending | Canada’s Current and Future of EV market | Higher prices lift Canadian manufacturing salesMay 19, 2022MDA reports Q1 profit | Webinar: The EV landscape in Canada | Ottawa weighing joining U.S. ballistic missile defence programMay 12, 2022Lion Electric swings to US$2.1M profit in Q1 | NGen approves $76M for ZEV-related projects | Feds, Ontario invest $1B to retool Stellantis plantsMay 5, 2022Universal Robots posts record Q1 revenue | DE Podcast: Canadian Cobot | Oracle, Festo partner on Oracle Industry LabMay 3, 2022War not affecting Ukrainian rocket supplier for Nova Scotia spaceport | Tax credit not enough to get carbon capture projects built, Cenovus saysApril 28, 2022Sask Polytech car nabs innovation award at Eco-Marathon | GE to 3D print of wind turbine towers | Researchers develop new 3D printing techniqueApril 26, 2022SNC-Lavalin to support Darlington turbine refurbishment | U of Calgary students convert ATV to solar | DE Podcast Ep 9: De-Risking the Supply ChainApril 21, 2022EV demand offers singular opportunity for Canadian mining sector | Deloitte outlines plan to scale Sustainable Aviation Fuel in CanadaApril 14, 2022Liberals ready budget amid shifting priorities | Canada, Ontario to each invest $259M in GM facilities | TransAlta signs wind project dealApril 7, 2022Siemens opens OT cybersecurity center in New Brunswick | KINOVA launches Link 6 collaborative robot | Palliser expanding operationsApril 5, 2022BRP to make all electric motorcycles | Will Russia war mark the end of globalization era? | Assessing Canada's 12 year F-35 odysseyMarch 31, 2022Feds quiet on next step in fighter jet competition | Deere testing fully autonomous tractor | Ontario putting $91M toward EV chargersMarch 24, 2022Honda earmarks $1.38B to upgrade Ontario plant | Canadian EV registrations soar in 2021 | Marshall to expand in New BrunswickMarch 17, 2022GM, Posco to build battery material plant in Quebec | Trudeau open to new military spending | Supply chain woes hampering Canadian manufacturersMarch 10, 2022Canadian ROV breaks RCMP recovery record | IIC publishes the IIoT AI Framework | Cobots market to top US$9B by 2028March 8, 2022SNC-Lavalin contracted to design nuclear R&D facility | Canada bolsters semiconductor industry| Autodesk Forges the Road ForwardMarch 3, 2022ON puts $250K toward EV battery production | Airlines, industry partner to spur sustainable jet fuel | PAL contracted by Dutch Caribbean CoastguardFebruary 24, 20223D printable plant-based plastic as strong as aluminum | Q5D scores funding for robotic AM process | Stratasys 3D prints Radford race car partsFebruary 22, 2022Report: Canada has existing options if Line 5 shuts down | Ontario funds “green” steel project | FAA to retain flight certification of new 787 jetsFebruary 17, 2022Heroux Devtek sees quarterly profits plummet | Quebec invests US$300M in old C Series program | Google to help Ford establish Detroit R&D hubFebruary 10, 2022Robot sales have strongest year ever | Mecademic updates Meca500 firmware | Women in Manufacturing event, March 22February 8, 2022McMaster, Cubic launch smart mobility centre | Where will EV batteries go? | Tesla recall on self-driving modeFebruary 3, 2022Canadian auto production hit lowest level since 1967 | Boom to build supersonic jets in N. Carolina | Fusion power hits milestoneJanuary 27, 2022Linamar says labour, logistics issues affecting production | DE Podcast Ep 7: That’s an IRAP | Smart devices can now read your mood and mindJanuary 20, 2022UBC to spearhead spinal cord injury treatment project | Magna acquires autonomous EV personnel | Arizona, Canada ally to fight U.S. EV tax creditJanuary 13, 2022ATS acquires HSG Engineering | Robot ships to investigate ‘doomsday’ glacier | LeddarTech, dSPACE launch LiDAR simulation softwareJanuary 11, 2022Riddell's Axiom helmet a breakthrough for football | Will the cars of tomorrow be built in Brampton? | US new auto sales up in 2021January 6, 2022Top six DE news items of 2020 | De Havilland, ZeroAvia to develop hydrogen-electric engine for Dash 8 | DE Podcast Ep 6 – Part 2December 16, 2021Canada willing to 'align' EV incentives with U.S. plan | NGen funds latest crop Canadian innovators | OPC Foundation launches the UA Cloud LibraryDecember 14, 2021Companies in race to develop sustainable jet fuel | DE Podcast Ep 6 : Degrees of Freedom – Part 1 | Stellantis looks to AI to drive up revenueDecember 9, 2021EV chargers to be installed at most ONroute rest stops by summer | GM to build battery chemical plant | BRP profits outperform in Q3December 2, 20213D printing buildings on the moon | TRUMPF to qualify Equispheres AM metal powders | ASTM International acquires Wohlers AssociatesNovember 30, 2021Spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept | DE Podcast: The iPhone of Machine Controllers? Part 2 | STEP makes strides to becoming PDF of machiningNovember 25, 2021Ontario aims to ramp up EV production | Webb space telescope to launch Dec. 18  | Experts say Canada needs to show tough love to USNovember 18, 2021Intelcom opens high-volume sorting hub | Schneider Electric forms UniversalAutomation.org | Cybersecurity often stymied by IT/OT cultural divideNovember 16, 2021General Fusion establishes U.S. HQ | UVic buoy aims to advance off-shore wind energy | NASA bumps astronaut moon landing to 2025November 11, 2021UBC researchers cook up cleaner, more powerful jet fuel | Automakers risk being overtaken by EV manufacturers | Auto sales tumble in OctoberNovember 4, 2021De Havilland strike ends | B.C.'s climate plan aims for changes by 2030 | EU investigates Nvidia's purchase of ArmOctober 28, 2021Materialise, Proponent partner on 3D printed aerospace parts | Porsche launches 3D-printed bucket seat | Roboze announces circular economy programOctober 26, 2021Royal Mint, Canadian firm to extract gold from e-waste | Magna lowers outlook due to chip shortage | Canadian toymaker creates $100M VC fundOctober 21, 2021Capt. Kirk blasts into space  | Canadian auto production hit hard by chip shortage | MLS holds open houses on spaceport plansOctober 14, 2021Amazon, MIT establish AI, robotics research hub | RoboTire closes $7.5m series A round | DE Podcast Ep 4: Revving the NGenOctober 12, 2021ElectraMeccanica begins commercial deliveries of SOLO EV | GM promises to unseat Tesla | Magna walks away from Veoneer dealOctober 7, 2021Linamar enters manufacturing deal with eMatrix | B.C. lays out plan to move away from fossil fuels | Ford invests in EV production in small town, USASeptember 30, 2021Canadian cleaning robots see pandemic boost | Boeing tto build unmanned refueling aircraft | BlackBerry sees net US$144M loss in Q2September 23, 2021MDA awarded contract for JAXA’s MMX mission to Mars | CP to acquire Kansas City Southern | Canadian inflation hits highest rate since 2003September 16, 2021Mushroom harvesting robot aims to relieve labor crunch | Attabotics expands executive staff | Armed robot patrols Israel's volatile bordersSeptember 14, 2021Ballard, Quantron to develop hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks | CAE, Air Canada sign exclusive deal | Solar could power 40% of US by 2035September 9, 2021Magna to present future-ready products at IAA Mobility 2021 | ATS acquires NCC | Stats Can: Economy sees biggest contraction in Q2September 2, 2021Dual-phase steel powders developed for 3D printing | Burloak to develop AM parts for nuclear power | NGen AM demo programAugust 31, 2021Study: Low quality masks do little to stem COVID | Low-cost ventilator nabs multiple design awards | JAXA to grab soil samples from Mars moonAugust 26, 2021BHP greenlights Jansen potash mine | Inflation hits 3.7 per cent in July | OSPE launches engineering career portalAugust 19, 2021US probing Tesla Autopilot problems | John Deere acquires Bear Flag Robotics  | DE Podcast: Raven.aiAugust 17, 2021Linamar enters manufacturing deal with robotics gearbox maker | Moderna to build plant in Canada | CAE revenue up nearly 40%August 12, 2021Altair names Enlighten Award winners | GE Canada awarded support contract for frigate fleet | New York auto show cancelledAugust 5, 2021Auto-pilot fix urgently needed for CH-148 | NGen funding boosts Canadian automotive tech projects | DE Podcast Ep 3: AI for ManufacturingJuly 29, 2021Canada spends another US$71M on F-35 | Ottawa emissions plan requires 70% ZEVs  sales by 2030 | How sustainable is your design process?July 21, 2021Navy to replace troubled sub fleet | Shell to build CO2 capture project in Edmonton | Branson reaches space in Virgin Galactic rocket shipJuly 15, 2021Collaborative learning for picking robots | Sandvik to acquire DWFritz | FANUC rolls out 750,000th robotJuly 13, 2021Robots on ‘Shrooms | Croatian electric supercar maker buys Bugatti | B.C.'s hydrogen strategy to decarbonize heavy duty transportJuly 8, 2021Canada speeds up transition to EVs | Bombardier delivers Global 7500s to first Canadian customers | Volatus acquires ConnexiCoreJuly 2, 2021Ngen program provides no cost 3D printing demo | AON3D debuts AON M2+ Printer | Relativity Space unveils first reusable 3D-printed rocketJune 29, 2021UBC working on high energy density EV batteries | General Fusion to build Fusion Demo Plant in UK | Why no self driving cars?June 24, 2021FedDev ON, McMaster to establish iHub R&D network | Waymo gets $2.5B to fuel ambitions | Dive Tech to build AUV for Kraken RoboticsJune 17, 2021Vention adds SICK robot guidance systems | Armo-Tool certified as Omron systems integrator partner | Understanding IO-LinkJune 15, 2021AI expert ditches Uber to start Toronto self-driving company, Waabi | DE podcast Ep. 2: Beyond Prototyping | PTC speaks openly about Onshape’s futureJune 10, 2021NASA to return to Venus with two new robotic missions | Bombardier confirms deal with U.S. Air Force | Canadian vehicle sales up 36% YoYJune 3, 2021CSA to land rover on the Moon | EVs gain a little traction in Canada | Fracking likely causes more and stronger earthquakes, study says.May 27, 2021TriNav wins $500k fishing boat design challenge | CAE reports fourth quarter profit | Stellantis, Foxconn team up to make cars more connectedMay 20, 2021Crash, arrest draw more scrutiny of Tesla Autopilot | U.S. pipeline cyber attack holds lessons for Canada | Paper Excellence to buy DomtarMay 13, 2021Opto 22 groov models now with Ignition 8 | Attabotics partners with AltaML and Amii  | US manufacturing technology orders see large uptickMay 11, 2021Canadian military inches closer to armed drones | GM Oshawa plant to restart sooner than expected | Javelin Technologies acquiredMay 6, 2021Ford to develop EV batteries | Design Engineering podcast – ElectraMeccanica | Boeing posts wider than expected 1Q lossApril 29, 2021FDM 3D printers have unique fingerprint | Burloak adds hot isostatic press | Market analysis pegs AM growth at 20% to 2025April 27, 2021Canadian firm named co-winner of XPRIZE | Ballard to power zero-emission locomotive | NASA's helicopter drone takes flight on MarsApril 22, 2021Magna expanding to focus on EVs in North America | Five things about Canada's proposed SMR nuclear reactors | | ATS to buy BioDot for $106MApril 15, 2021UV-C robot disinfects Dash 8 aircraft | Bosch Rexroth wins Hermes Award 2021 | Festo automation enables fast manufacturing of insulin auto-injectorsApril 13, 2021WHITEPAPERS From Design EngineeringApril 12, 2021B.C. leading zero-emission vehicle uptake | CME calls for vaccines for essential workers | COVID holds silver lining for BombardierApril 8, 2021DESIGN 4 MOTION CONTROL: Products and Solutions for OEMsApril 7, 2021Engineers propose lunar “Ark” to preserve Earth speciesMarch 25, 2021Canadian EV maker to establish U.S. operations in ArizonaMarch 18, 2021Self-walking robotic exoskeleton developed at U of WaterlooMarch 16, 2021Annual ranking lists top engineering universities | Carbon Engineering launches CO2 removal service | GE, AerCap join air leasing businessesMarch 11, 2021B.C. lab creates medical care robots with 3D origami | Canadian economy clocks worst year on record | CAE to buy L3HarrisMarch 4, 2021Cost of Canadian warship fleet to inflate by $17B | DEX/MRO 2021 Expo sessions available onlineFebruary 25, 2021MDA selected to supply Telesat Lightspeed satellites | UWaterloo, NRC partner to advance metal 3D printingFebruary 23, 2021DEX Expo starts today | De Havilland to pause Dash 8 production | Canadian auto industry under-prepared for cyber security threatsFebruary 18, 2021Canadian bullet design smashes U.S. Navy world record | Investments driving change to greener auto sector in OntarioFebruary 11, 2021Three rovers poised to land on Mars  | Cat-themed robot serves sushi at Toronto restaurant | 20 exceptional women in automationFebruary 9, 2021UBC study determines best mask design | Daimler to spin off trucks business | ATS beats expectations in Q3February 4, 2021GM, Navistar to build hydrogen semis | Boeing posts $8.4 billion loss in Q4 | Manufacturers predict ‘tough sledding’ following Buy American orderJanuary 28, 2021McGill, General Fusion awarded grant to help develop fusion reactor | TC Energy halts spending on Keystone XLJanuary 21, 2021Ballard modules to power Scotland's first fuel cell-powered train | Intel replaces CEO | GM launches electric delivery vanJanuary 14, 2021Five Trends to Watch at CES | U of T AI accelerates materials discovery | Kraken Robotics’ ROV joins search for NS fishermenJanuary 13, 2021Magna deepens role in Fisker EV project | FCA, Peugeot approve merger | TC Energy invites bids for KeystoneJanuary 7, 2021Canadian astronaut to orbit moon in 2023 | Canadian engineer creates first retractable lightsaber | Medical Design in the time of COVIDDecember 17, 2020UR sells 50,000th cobot | ATS Symphoni tech combines the speed, flexibility | Canadian cybersecurity strategies shiftingDecember 15, 2020MDA to develop Canadarm3 | Quebec, Canada to invest in biofuel plant | UWindsor engineer named to Order of CanadaDecember 10, 2020China lands third lunar probe | Bombardier, Alstom deal clears | BlackBerry, Amazon to develop vehicle data platformDecember 3, 2020Intelligent coil driver ready for EVs | BRP Q3 profit tops expectations | CAE to buy TRU CanadaNovember 26, 20203D printed webbing absorbs 96% of impact energy | Cobra Golf unveils fully 3D printed putter | Quebec engineer, vets 3D print walrus tusk crownNovember 24, 2020Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly | Ottawa delays small nuclear reactor plan | NRC opens advanced materials research facility in MississaugaNovember 19, 2020B.C.’s InDro Robotics receives Canada’s first drone cargo licenseNovember 17, 2020Linamar: Auto industry outperforming expectations | Usask physicists to develop quantum sensor | GM pickup truck production to return to OshawaNovember 12, 2020F/A-18 selection worth $61B to Canada, Boeing says | Robots create jobs, Statcan says | How Canadian businesses are navigating U.S. election uncertaintyNovember 5, 2020‘Superclusters’ program receives critical report | Deeper job cuts at Boeing | What to expect for Canada | U.S. trade under BidenOctober 29, 2020OSIRIS-REx grabs asteroid dust | Magna appoints new CEO | Nokia to build cell network on the MoonOctober 22, 2020APMA unveils Project Arrow vehicle design | Canadian engineers develop world’s fastest UV camera | Canadian AI forecasts U.S. electionOctober 15, 2020Next Gen Smart Conveyors | Five things to know: Canadian investment in Ford’s EV production | What’s new in Solid Edge 2021October 13, 2020UWO engineers develop organ, vaccine transport cooler | How to unbreakable lacrosse stick | SolidCAD releases CPQ softwareOctober 8, 2020Tesla bets on batteries | Lion to deliver EV truck to Amazon | Cold-spray coating kills COVID | Ford invests in Canadian plantsOctober 1, 2020SFU develops 3D-printed ventilator | All 3D printed rocket engine unveiled | Made In Space launches latest AM technology to the ISSSeptember 29, 2020Tesla bets on batteries | Lion to deliver EV truck to Amazon | Cold-spray coating kills COVID | Ford invests in Canadian plantsSeptember 24, 2020Canada’s 2020 James Dyson Award winner announced | Government invests in Canadian cleantech start-ups | Bombardier to net less on rail division saleSeptember 17, 2020Emerging tech essential but under invested in by Canadian firms | Nvidia to buy Arm | ATS lands order for vaccine syringe manufacturing lineSeptember 15, 2020Unifor to target Ford Motor this year | GM to make Nikola’s EV pick-up | Boeing finds new problem with 787September 10, 2020Reborn Dash 9 meets high noise standard | Kraken lands funding for next gen AUV | Transport Minister closes skies to Max 8September 3, 2020Engineering degrees most lucrative | Researchers develop first controllable “walking” micro-robotsAugust 27, 2020Researchers create new high density capacitor | UWindsor researchers score funding to design next-gen EV motorAugust 20, 2020CAE to lay off 350 employees | Alstom says Bombardier rail problems may affect terms of dealAugust 13, 2020U.S. Army develops machine learning approach to coordinate drone swarms | Pandemic accelerating automation of oil and gas industryAugust 11, 2020Canadian Combat Support Vehicle begins production | Fighter jet makers emphasize economic benefits as CF-18 replacement contest closesAugust 6, 2020Virgin Galactic unveils spaceship cabin interior design | Assembly begins on ITER fusion reactorJuly 30, 2020Porsche 3D prints pistons for flagship 911 model | SLS process allows for 3D printing with multi-materialsJuly 28, 2020Bombardier obtains US$1B loan to operate during COVID | Ottawa reports $29M profit at Trans MountainJuly 23, 2020Tiny vision system streams HD video from beetle's back | 6 Things to know about NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter | EV startup Rivian lands $2.5B in added fundingJuly 16, 2020AWS opens SiteWise IIoT service | Report says IIoT cybersecurity is inadequate | Kraken Robotics secures largest deal in its historyJuly 14, 2020NGen investing in five disinfection robot projects | Liberals foresee high unemployment, low growth through 2021July 9, 2020NFL awards Montreal-based consortium’s helmet prototype| U.S. promises enforcement of USMCA | Airbus shedding 15,000 jobsJuly 2, 2020IMF issues bleaker economic forecast for U.S., Canada | Detroit automakers outpace industry quality standardJune 25, 2020Health Canada certifies two new Canadian-made ventilators | Robo cars hit new speed bump | Momentum grows in Congress for more FAA oversight of BoeingJune 18, 2020Open-source mini-factory cranks out 50 facemasks per minute | Carbon Engineering honored by World Economic ForumJune 17, 2020All-Canadian EV design finalists chosen | COVID-19 supply portal opens | IMTS 2020 cancelledJune 11, 2020UBC researchers develop biodegradable medical mask | World’s largest all-electric commercial aircraft celebrates first flightJune 4, 2020Process turns aluminum into antiviral, antibacterial surface | BRP cutting 650 jobs | ATS Automation reports $13M Q4 profitMay 28, 2020Toronto design firm develops custom 3D printed face mask | U.S. Army, WSU to “digital-twin” Blackhawk HelicopterMay 26, 2020Quest for hypersonic missiles pits US against key rivals | Canada’s economic vulnerabilities exposed by COVID: innovation expertsMay 21, 2020HKU-developed super steel is strong, flexible and fracture resistant | Nova Scotia chemists look to turn wood pulp into N95 masksMay 14, 2020Gecko-inspired gripper material developed by George Tech | Analysts: Robotics industry braced to weather COVID-19May 12, 2020GM to restart some Ontario production next week | McGill testing Canada’s first UV-Disinfection robot | Heroux Devtek to cut 225 aerospace jobsMay 7, 2020StatCan: 50%+ of Canadian companies see sales drop of 20%+ | Boeing to cut 10% of work force | Bombardier to recall 11,000 furloughed workersApril 30, 2020Multi-polymer makes high strength parts from low-end 3D printers | UofT device monitors COVID-19 patients remotelyApril 23, 2020Cautious optimism in Canada’s COVID 19 fight | DEW, Supacat team bid on Canada’s next-gen fighting vehicleApril 16, 2020Health Canada approves Spartan’s portable COVID 19 test | Eclipse Automation secures NA rights to N95 mask production equipmentApril 14, 2020Woodbridge Foam, APMA produce first Ontario-made masks | Thornhill Medical expands ventilator productionApril 9, 2020CoVent-19 ventilator design challenge launches | Canadian manufacturing output takes record downturnApril 2, 2020Canadian AM community responds to COVID-19 crisis | U.S. health agencies partner to oversee 3D printed medical equipmentMarch 31, 2020NGen launches COVID-19 project funding program | Mechanical Design in the Age of COVID-19March 26, 2020Ford, GM: NA factories closing due to virus | Key engineering trends for the coming decadeMarch 19, 2020Virus seizes markets, ends “business as usual” | Universal Robots launches application kits | Eclipse, Spartan score Best Managed Company awardsMarch 17, 2020UofT’s COVID 19 ’lab in a box’ gets Canadian backing | Wind River Labs website goes live | Air Canada cancels 737 Max orderMarch 12, 2020GM rolls out 13 new EVs | Bombardier, other brands linked to forced labor | Hannover Messe postponedMarch 5, 2020AI driven microrobots to harvest stem cells | Canada’s fighter jet replacement program delayed | Canadian energy projects more difficult to completeFebruary 27, 2020AI slashes EV battery development time | Bombardier rail sale causes stock drop | SpaceX to launch tourists into orbitFebruary 20, 2020U of T device converts CO2 to ethylene at record rate | Boeing says virus outbreak poses a new problem | Government rewards plastic recycling techFebruary 13, 2020Teaching AI to drive in snow | Google expands Canadian presence | Robot draws blood as well as healthcare workersFebruary 11, 2020100+ military procurements delayed | Tesla stock rise madness or visionary? | Court dismisses TMX pipeline challengesFebruary 6, 2020What the new NAFTA actually does | Boeing posts first loss in 2 decades | New autos hit record pricesJanuary 30, 2020/var/www/vhosts/annexweb.com/cdn.annexweb.com/DES/eNews/2020/01/28/mailJanuary 28, 2020Bombardier  should sell aviation, says analyst | VW order to pay record fine in Canada  | Cruise’s Origin robotaxi unveiledJanuary 23, 2020MIT engineers’ process makes aerospace composites sans autoclave | Supreme Court to hear Trans Mountain expansion case | Woodward, Hexcel mergeJanuary 16, 2020Mass layoffs due to AI unlikely | Kiva robot creators inducted to Hall of Fame | BlackBerry QNX Hypervisor attains “world first”January 14, 2020APMA announces purely Canadian zero-emission car demo project | Tesla delivers first Chinese-made Model 3 | Checklist of 737 Max fixes grows with wiring issueJanuary 9, 2020Most popular stories of 2019 – Design EngineeringJanuary 2, 2020New sponge removes oil droplets from wastewater | 737 Max production to halt in January | Non-stick coating repels drug-resistant superbugsDecember 19, 2019Linamar diversifying into medical robotics | Airbus acquires MTM Robotics | FANUC to distribute Soft Robotics grippersDecember 17, 2019World’s first commercial e-plane lifts off in B.C. | Canada to “move quickly” on USMCA approval | GM to lend $40M to EV truck startupDecember 12, 2019Grant boosts production of low cost 3D printed hands | Inside look at BRP’s history of innovation | Adjustable exoskeleton helps physical therapistsDecember 5, 2019BRP scores record Q3 revenues| UWaterloo develops quantum computer benchmark | Boeing to overhaul aging AWACS aircraftNovember 29, 2019BRP scores record Q3 revenues| UWaterloo develops quantum computer benchmark | Boeing to overhaul aging AWACS aircraftNovember 28, 2019GE unveils new metal 3D printers | BigRep rolls out 3D printed autonomous EV | Siemens opens Additive Manufacturing NetworkNovember 26, 2019GM accuses FCA of bribing UAW | Ford unveils Mustang-inspired Electric SUV | Pipeline received $320M in subsidies in 2019November 21, 2019Researchers create metal that refuses to sink | Tesla to build Gigafactory in Germany | Navy’s Artic patrol ship delayedNovember 14, 2019AI, IoT together outperforms IoT alone | Element AI partners with auto parts maker | Microsoft, Nokia partner on Industry 4.0 servicesNovember 12, 2019Waterloo researcher’s ‘artificial leaf’ converts CO2 to fuel | Canadian spaceport, Nanoracks examine rocket reuse in spaceNovember 7, 2019Researchers recharge EV battery in 10 minutes | Sell or scale up: Canada’s patent strategy | FCA eyes Peugeot mergerOctober 31, 2019How flies land upside-down | Honeywell establishes Honeywell Robotics center | World Series sparks call for robot umpsOctober 29, 2019Metal foam better than aluminum for airplane wings, research finds | Boeing: Close to fixing 737 | Peace prize winner warns against killer robotsOctober 23, 20193D Printing in a Gig Economy | GM, union reach tentative deal | Boeing and FAA faulted in 737 Max certificationOctober 17, 2019Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta | Hopes are dim as US, China talks resume | Nobel prize honours lithium ion battery inventorsOctober 10, 2019A.I./radar tech to detect weapons at Pearson | US cleared to slap tariffs on EU over Airbus | UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican factoryOctober 3, 2019World’s largest flying robot insect | Transport Canada certifies new Bombardier business jetsSeptember 26, 2019McGill study finds aluminum powder suitable for binder jet | UBC engineers turn stone waste into biocomposite | Stratasys to increase stake in Xaar 3DSeptember 24, 2019Canadian auto sector starting to feel GM strike | Trump bars California setting stricter fuel standards | Arcsecond to NoneSeptember 19, 2019First exoplanet with water discovered | Hatch Ltd acquires Upside Engineering | VW debuts latest EVSeptember 12, 2019McRock launches $100M IIoT VC fund | CMTS highlights manufacturing’s future | The Industrial Internet of CowsSeptember 10, 2019Engineering degree pays off | Motion Control Roundtable 2019 | Airbus pulls out of fighter jet bidSeptember 5, 2019World’s first bulletproof Bentley SUV | Toyota, Suzuki partner on self-driving cars | Plans for Canada’s largest solar farm approvedAugust 29, 2019MDA to build robotic interfaces for Canadarm3 | ultrathin artificial muscle | For-hire robotic welding systemAugust 27, 2019Canada award LAV contract | NASA lunar lander contractor \ Trans Mountain to restart pipelineAugust 22, 2019Hepburn Engineering secures JSS contract | Metal bending technique may lead to stronger metals | Scientist creep closer to unraveling spider silk DNAAugust 15, 2019Trudeau pressed on Saudi arms deal  | Amazon delivery robots debut in California | Bombardier to boost train engineeringAugust 7, 2019Roach-inspired robot can’t be squished / Trump, Dems make progress on new NAFTA / Hexagon selects GTA for Canadian HQAugust 1, 2019PolyControls to open metal AM facility | 3D bioprinter launched to ISS | 3D printing a 500-sq-ft house in 12 hoursJuly 30, 2019Robot e-skin “feels” 1000 times faster than humans | Canada launches fighter jet bidding process | Boeing may pause 737 Max productionJuly 25, 2019Made In Space to flight demo AM system in orbit | Ontario write-off FCA bailout debt | 2019 F-150 truck maintains top statusJuly 18, 2019VW, Ford to partner on autonomous EVs | Judge sides with Pentagon and Amazon | Researchers develop robotics to inspect bridgesJuly 16, 2019MLB controversy baseball aerodynamics | Point fingers over Bombardier layoffs | Boeing deliveries of 737 tumbleJuly 11, 2019Canadian auto sales down in June | Tesla sets deliveries record | Manitoba continues carbon tax fightJuly 4, 2019Canada invests $25M in Carbon Engineering | New NSERC president appointedJune 27, 2019Kraken Robotics’ “over-night success” underpinned by next-gen sonar tech | Robo-fish hydraulically driven by electrolytic ‘blood’June 25, 2019UofW, NRC open AI research hub | AIAC report says aerospace industry at risk | Airbus scores big sales for long range jetJune 20, 2019MPs face summer recall for new NAFTA approval | Elon Musk predicts record output, sales | SNC Lavalin CEO steps downJune 13, 2019Fiat Chrysler pulls merger offer | Mitsubishi to acquire CRJ jet program? | RADARSAT Constellation to launch next weekJune 6, 2019Bombardier top bidder for Cairo monorail | Key challenges facing FCA Renault mergerMay 30, 2019New AM lattice technique improves damage tolerance | Sandvik creates diamond compositeMay 28, 2019Fed to buy  more Arctic patrol ships | Fiat Chrysler greenlights new Detroit auto plant | Creaform wins Red Dot AwardMay 23, 2019Siemens to cut 10,000 jobs | Magna reduces profit guidance | Norseman takes Fluid Power ChallengeMay 16, 20192019  first year of fieldbus decline | Battlefield IIoT | Cryptocurrency spurs Quebec economyMay 14, 2019UWaterloo fuel cell lasts 10 times longer | Process turns GHG into carbon fibre | GM, Unifor announce investment in Oshawa plantMay 9, 2019Halifax PD approves $500k armoured vehicle | UBC engineers create windshield de-icing coating | Dalhousie footballers get ‘smart helmets’May 2, 2019U of T engineers 3D print micro-gripper | Kraken lands $600k military contract | FIRST Robotics championship returns to DetroitApril 30, 2019Ford invest $500M in EV startup | Tesla says fully autonomous cars by 2020 | Boeing beefs up F-15 manufacturingApril 25, 2019Will self-driving cars cause more pollution? | Alberta oil & gas sector applauds pro business government | Former VW CEO charged with fraudApril 18, 2019First black hole image revealed | Experts: Government can’t resurrect bitumen boom | Tesla slows outputApril 11, 2019Canada warming at twice the rate | FAA to revamp oversight | Car sales decline in MarchApril 4, 2019Canadian AI pioneers win ‘Nobel Prize’ of tech | B.C. airline to go all electric | NFL funds new helmet techMarch 28, 2019U.S. Army 3D printing tank parts from powder | Markforged raises $82M | Protolabs, Wohlers create DfAM courseMarch 26, 2019SNC CEO: Never cited job loses | Unifor in productive talks with GM | Waterloo modular wheel units to slash EV dev costsMarch 21, 2019Boeing’s newest plane its biggest headache | NASA’s SLS rocket won’t be ready for moon shot next yearMarch 14, 2019IIoT market to grow to $933B by 2025 | Digital Technology Supercluster announces first projects | Canvass Analytics signs StelcoMarch 12, 2019Festo unveils latest bionic creations | Super cars shine at Geneva Auto Show | SpaceX capsule docks at ISSMarch 7, 2019Inventive Docs face commercialization challenges | Bombardier investing R&D projectsFebruary 28, 2019Kraken Robotics dominates TSX Top 50 List | MIT robot accurately tracks moving objects | Johnson & Johnson acquires Auris Health RoboticsFebruary 26, 2019Canadian machine makes 3D printed selfies | GM of Boeing Canada Winnipeg to keynote at DEX | Government gives BlackBerry $40M for car developmentFebruary 21, 2019Wind energy forecast for 2019 | Ottawa awards $60B contract to Lockheed Martin | Siemens Canada joins cybersecurity instituteFebruary 14, 2019Metrolinx fines Bombardier over late delivery | General Dynamics wins navy contract | Drone Delivery Canada begins testing on "The Falcon"February 7, 2019Prodomax wins two contracts worth $12M | Dalhousie collaborates on light manipulation | Unifor calls for boycott of Mexican GM vehiclesJanuary 31, 2019Engineers 3D print objects with embodied logic | Desktop Metal nabs $160 million | NASCAR champion opens hybrid AM facilityJanuary 29, 2019Digital surgery platform uses AR | Tesla cuts 3,100 jobs | IIoT developer acquires CoreSolutionsJanuary 24, 2019This tiny drone can haul 40 times its weight | Airbus to open fighter plane plant in Quebec | Feds commit $150 million to Algoma SteelJanuary 17, 2019BlackRidge rolls out TEC-ID| Litmus and BCG announce partnership| Humber brings SICK Sensor Intelligence to campusJanuary 15, 2019Valeo turns your trailer invisible | Tesla breaks ground on factory in Shanghai | Ford recalls 953,000 vehiclesJanuary 10, 2019Top 10 stories of 2018 | Robotiq raises $31 million | GM to consider Oshawa optionsJanuary 3, 2019GE to spin off GE Digital/Steel tariffs impacting a third of Canadian exporters/GM to retrain affected Oshawa employees.December 20, 2018Mit launches ADAPT | Tethers Unlimited delivers 3D printer, recycler hybrid | MakerBot releases preformance 3D printerDecember 18, 2018VSS Unity to strive for orbit this week | UWaterloo prof collects Nobel Prize | Bombardier forcast revenue boostDecember 13, 2018First Mako surgery bot comes to Hamilton/Engineers create bio-brick made of urine/ABB launches autonomous passenger ferryDecember 6, 2018Kuka CEO steps down | Amazon releases Robomaker | B.C. wants 100% zero emission vehicles by 2040November 29, 2018GE Additive 3D prints titanium wheel | BigRep unveils 3D printed, fully functional e-bike | PTC acquires Frustum for $70 millionNovember 27, 2018Experimental glider’s ion drive provides silent thrust | Canada’s going bonkers for low Earth orbits | Ottawa to $153 million in ocean superclusterNovember 22, 2018Magellan, secures Airbus contract | Periodic table of Canadian tech | Bombardier’s Q400 line staying in CanadaNovember 15, 2018China rolls out AI news anchors | 14th Canadian earns robotics flight controller certification | HAHN Group snaps up Rethink Robotics IPNovember 13, 2018UBC portable device detects harmful chemicals in liquids | MDA to develop Lunar Rover concept for CSA / GE launches new iteration of Predix EdgeNovember 7, 2018Smart film promises circuit board in three minutes | GE takes $22 billion Q3 hit | Cobot company closes out NYSENovember 1, 2018GKN Aerospace 3D prints full scale rocket engines | Burloak tech purchases EBAM systems for commercial applications | Canadian webstore release food safe PLAOctober 30, 2018Ashored creates ropeless fishing traps/Canam-Ponts builds buoys for Coast Guard/Lockheed Martin gets first crack at Canadian warshipsOctober 25, 2018Canada to block steel dumping with surtax | Canadian company brings cobots close to home | IIoT security PrimerOctober 18, 2018CME President speaks to USMCA at DEX Expo | Kuka teams up with Humber | VueReal gets $8 million in government fundingOctober 11, 2018CollectivLabs reimagines the Maker space | Creaform expands to California | New NAFTA deal brings relief and anger | Rovers capture asteroid photosOctober 4, 2018“Floating backpack” reduces perceived weight | Concordia names eng. dept. after Gina Cody | Martello receives $2M from Canadian governmentSeptember 27, 2018Sciaky creates “world’s largest” metal AM system | 3D gun activist charged with sex crime | AI to catch defected metal AM partsSeptember 25, 2018Dyson Award winners help visually impaired | Toronto’s Canvass Analytics strikes big | Uber to open engineering hub in TorontoSeptember 20, 2018UBC deveops cheap, wearable ultrasound sensor | HP unveils metal AM system Metal Jet | Universal Robots shows off cobot at IMTSSeptember 13, 2018Autonomous shuttle bus | Stihl unveils robotic lawnmower | GreyOrange generates $140 million in funding.September 11, 2018Should robots pay taxes? | Queens researchers create bendable scroll-like tablet | Siemens acquires low-code platformSeptember 6, 2018Ontario rules in favour of Tesla | IIC releases IIoT vocabulary whitepaper | Canada, U.S see common ground on NAFTAAugust 30, 2018Velo3D unveils secretive new project |  Lockheed Martin gets NASA certification | Toronto-based Mosaic releases cloud-based AM hardwareAugust 28, 2018Ford rolls out exoskeleton tech | China wants speedy trade talks with Canada | U of T’s latest engineering hub open to studentsAugust 23, 2018Boeing invests in metal AM company | President Trump threatens auto tariffs | Canadian centric partnership to bring IIoT software to mass marketAugust 16, 2018Magna lowers 2018 outlook | Tesla board weighs taking company private | Canadian students’ smartARM wins Imagine CupAugust 9, 2018Judge blocks release of 3D printed guns |Canada to join multi-national tariff talks/Robotics company brings jobs to FrederictonAugust 2, 2018Canadian AM start-up chosen for accelerator | 3D-printed drone tackles crop dusting | Canadian AM satellite launched into spaceJuly 31, 2018Meet the transforming house | top tech leaders say no way to killer robots | Tesla stock skids in response to refund reportJuly 26, 2018Lockheed Martin 3D prints giant fuel tank | Cyclone helicopter takes flight | U.S hits back against Canadian retaliatory tariffsJuly 19, 2018Eight-legged phone “air bag” prevents heartbreak | Bombardier C-Series renamed | U of T engineers build emission free watercraftJuly 12, 2018Canadarm2 gets a new "hand" | First AI robot orbiting Earth | Controlling robots through brainwavesJuly 10, 2018Canada puts deep freeze on the LHC | TTC sends 67 Bombardier streetcars back for repairs | Can Tesla maintain 5,000 Model 3s per week?July 6, 2018Handheld concussion sensor in development at UCalgary | Tesla confirms “Mad Max” auto-pilot modeJune 28, 2018Groupe Meloche, FusiA partner on AM projects | Canadian students turns 3D printing into musical instrumentsJune 26, 2018Tesla pitches ‟tent” facility as manufacturing 2.0 |  Magna partners on electric vehicle | Delta orders 20 Bombardier CRJ900 jetsJune 21, 2018B.C. company slashes cost of turning carbon in the air into fuel | Magna partners with Michigan startupJune 14, 2018Canadian engineer’s manned UAV nears commercial release | Feds close to deal for icebreakersJune 7, 2018Canada invests another $54M in F-35 | Air Baltic to buy up to 60 C Series | Full court press continues on U.S. tariffs and tradeMay 31, 2018BMW, MIT design first 3D printed inflatable material / UofT 3D bio-printer creates skin grafts in situ /   Burloak to open AM Tech CentreMay 29, 2018NAFTA sticking points | No suitors emerge for pipeline project | Canadian rocket launch site delayedMay 24, 2018GM uses new design tech | Robo-insects take flight | PM fights for NAFTAMay 17, 2018U.S. and Mexico divided on auto talks | Bombardier can’t commit to Toronto | Prepare for LandingMay 10, 2018NASA sends robotic geologist to Mars | Humanoid Sophia comes to Toronto | AI helps soldiers in combatMay 8, 2018Engineers bring Transformers to life | True 3D Hologram System | What’s in store for SolidworksMay 3, 2018NAFTA deal enters final days / UofWaterloo looks to field test quantum radar / MDA assures Canadian workforceApril 26, 2018Wohlers Report 2018 | 3D printed “Robotoads” |  4D printed curved compositesApril 24, 2018Southwest plane suffered “metal fatigue” | Bombardier vs Embraer | SpaceX’s rocket of the futureApril 19, 2018Virgin Galactic spaceship rockets over desert | Canada flunks in R&D | Robotic Spine ExoskeletonApril 12, 2018Supersonic X-plane to become reality | March auto sales slump | Getting driverless cars on the roadApril 5, 20185 new auto safety devices | NASA delays telescope launch | Boeing delivers 787-10 DreamlinerMarch 29, 2018NASA’s new AM method | 3D printed robot fish | Amorphous metal alloyMarch 27, 2018Thawing NAFTA negotiations | Via Rail ruffles feathers | Uber suspends autonomous road tests in TorontoMarch 21, 2018QC firm to design creeper seats for Falcon 9 rocket | PM won’t flinch on steel tariffs | 2018 Manufacturers’ Outlook  March 15, 2018Personalizing Wearable Robots | UBC ‘Sailbot’ Returns | Embedding Sensors in Soft RobotsMarch 13, 2018Trends at Geneva Auto Show | Bombardier workers approve Airbus Contract | Trump’s Twitter Trade RantMarch 8, 20182018 Federal Budget | Boeing joins CF-18 bidders | GM Oshawa extends production cutMarch 1, 2018Audi 3D prints engine components | AR and 3D printing | Boeing/Oerlikon develop titanium aerospace partsFebruary 27, 2018Will feds support EV sales? | Delta takes Canada-made jets, for now  | Bombardier Rail braces for layoffsFebruary 22, 2018Can Canada incentivize tech investments? | Liberals’ supercluster contest  | 4D printing shape-shifting hydrogelsFebruary 15, 2018NAFTA deal by March? | Canadian auto sales buck expectations | Canada’s national big data strategyFebruary 8, 2018Canada throws NAFTA counter punch | Bombardier beats Boeing  | Inside IronCAD 2018February 1, 2018Bugatti to use 3D printed brake caliper | NASA tests AM rocket engine part  | New cold spray AM methodJanuary 30, 2018U.S. trade commission rejects Bombardier appeal | TPP deal injects new dynamic at tense NAFTA talks | Trudeau announces plans to lease icebreakersJanuary 25, 2018Detroit Auto Show Hightlights | Social robots win over skeptics  | Bombardier to sell DownsviewJanuary 18, 2018Top gadgets from CES 2018 | 2017 can car sales smash record  | Minimum wage high dilemmaJanuary 11, 2018Drumming robot jams with musicians | Exoskeleton gets “Iron Man” attachment | Programming insect-thinking robotsJanuary 9, 2018BlackBerry to provide OS for self-driving system | DriverLab simulator for road safety | Calgary firm’s floating fence techJanuary 4, 2018DE's Top 10 Stories of 2017  | Getting EVs on the road | NAFTA uncertainty causes concernDecember 21, 2017US Army 3D prints drones on demand | Check out this micro fidget spinner | UAlberta to 4D print human organsDecember 19, 2017Bombardier tries to save jobs | EVs on the rise | CAD Report: Convergent ModelingDecember 14, 2017Top 10 emerging tech innovations | Toyota’s humanoid robot | High Tech in cannabis sectorDecember 12, 2017Lamborghini unveils supercar SUV | Ontario to fail EV target | Bombardier-Airbus partnership expandsDecember 7, 2017What’s hot at the L.A. Auto Show | New robot displays superhero strength | Aerospace team to design hybrid planeNovember 30, 20173D Printing saves family dog | Canada Makes kicks off 3D Printing Challenge | Stratasys launches BioMimicsNovember 28, 2017Ford’s unveils hybrid police vehicle | Bombardier is hiring | NAFTA updateNovember 23, 2017CSeries regaining buyer confidence | Lyft heads to Toronto | Dubai Airshow updateNovember 16, 2017Military exoskeleton lessens soldier fatigue | Nano-CT device for tiny objects | Probing aids space researchNovember 14, 2017Waymo self-driving car sneak peek | Ford designs "Drift Stick" | MCAD on the goNovember 9, 2017Waymo self-driving car sneak peek | Ford designs "Drift Stick" | MCAD on the goNovember 2, 2017GE prints aerodynamic engine parts | Tree bark used for AM materials | AM Design RulesOctober 31, 2017Gender gap in manufacturing | Bombardier’s future | Morphing liquid metalOctober 26, 2017Hear these experts speak at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo – October 24October 19, 2017New artificial muscle lifts 1000x its own weight | Robotic gripper manipulates objects it can’t see | Table tennis robot sets world recordOctober 17, 2017Delta says CSeries delayed, not killed | Self driving Ubers many years away | Harper gloomy on NAFTA's futureOctober 12, 2017Canada needs to nurture local tech champions | Only one week till DEX Kitchener | Researchers create network of intelligent vehiclesOctober 5, 2017U.S. Commerce Dept 'clobbers' Bombardier | Ford designing with holograms | Dyson to build EVSeptember 27, 20173D print flexible wearable devices | AP&C expands in Quebec | NB researchers look to 3D print powered by thoughtSeptember 26, 2017GM Ingersoll workers strike | DEX Kitchener Keynote - Industry 4.0 | Global tensions drive defence mergersSeptember 21, 2017UWaterloo AI system detects distracted drivers | Autonomous boats just around the pier | Britain wades into Boeing-Bombardier fightSeptember 14, 2017Lockheed successfully tests missile detection system | Hyper-car maker works with Creaform to ensure quality standards | Economic power of qualitySeptember 13, 2017U of T students win Canadian Dyson Award | Boeing refuses to back down in CSeries fight | Canada set to sell 2 M cars in 2017September 7, 2017"Socially aware" autonomous robot | Bombardier's creditability crisis | Magna partners with LiDAR tech firmAugust 31, 20173 ways to defend against 3D printer cyber attacks | UBC researcher 3D prints artificial bone graft | Metal 3D printed satellite part ready for flightAugust 29, 2017Air Force to rebuild U.S. nuclear arsenal | Effectiveness of automated safety systems | Could Jeep be sold to Chinese automaker?August 24, 2017911 call inspires new Mustang GT "Quiet Mode" | UofT engineers' expandable satellite antenna successfully deploysAugust 17, 2017World's smallest biopsy robot | Autonomous cars making moral decisions | Hybrid robotic arm for endoscopic surgeryAugust 15, 2017Lockheed's next-gen missile defense sensor | Redesigning the Chinook helicopter  | Tesla ramps up Model 3 productionAugust 10, 2017Colt Canada wins $32M machine gun contract | Canadian auto sales set another record | Bombardier beats expectationsAugust 3, 2017Canadian warship design competition in limbo | Lockheed invests in Ottawa AI startup | Metrolinx to exclude Bombardier from operation contract bidJuly 26, 2017Inventor designs 3D printed superhero themed prostheses | Strengthening 3D printed parts with nanotubes | DE's 2017 AM GuideJuly 25, 2017Swimming robot probes Fukushima | Airbus tests SAGITTA UAV | Fed shipbuilding strategy good for jobs, navyJuly 20, 2017Newly developed super strong sensor material | GM beats Tesla as most valuable carmakerJuly 13, 2017Researchers develop foliage-penetrating LIDAR | Reverse Engineering: How To | Kia Stinger testing modifies design elementsJuly 11, 2017Self-driving cars making moral decisions | Volvo to go all electric | Meet Canada’s newest astronautsJuly 6, 2017Driving Drones | 150 years of Canadian Innovation | Who is more apt to adopt driverless tech?June 29, 2017Driving Drones | 150 years of Canadian Innovation | Who is more apt to adopt driverless tech?June 28, 2017GE's LEAP engine scores big at Paris Air Show | Airless 3D printed tire concept | Fully-functioning AM space robotJune 27, 2017All that's cool at Paris Air Show | Brawny concrete from used tires | Engineers among top paid in CanadaJune 22, 2017Montreal AI startup gets $102 M investment | Boeing vs. Bombardier | Uber changes up leadershipJune 15, 2017Anti-Robot Racer | Rehab Robot helps Stroke Survivors | Robotic glove brings virtual reality to lifeJune 13, 2017ABB's $90 M Canadian investment | Challenges of zero-emission vehicles | State of Canada's Aerospace IndustryJune 8, 2017ABB's $90 M Canadian investment | Challenges of zero-emission vehicles | State of Canada's Aerospace IndustryJune 1, 2017UWaterloo to build largest AM lab | 3D printed robot walks through tough terrain | AMRC develops new 3D printing processMay 30, 2017Ford taps new CEO | Canada to rethink Boeing contracts? | 2017 Engineers Canada AwardsMay 25, 2017Lockheed designs exoskeleton for soldiers | U of T takes top prize for drone competition | Watch Elon Musk's electric sled test runMay 17, 2017NASA tests world's largest rocket | NDT for 2D material | Jenoptic focuses on auto techMay 16, 2017Uber opens Canadian driverless car lab | Up your game with this flexible game controller | Super Hornet controversyMay 11, 2017Boeing vs Bombardier battle | Environment-adapting material inspired by sea worms | A look at the brewing | April auto sales fallMay 4, 2017Boeing orders industry’s first 3D printed structural parts for Dreamliner | Polymeric material designed for self-healing smartphonesApril 27, 20173D printed "space fabric" | London becomes NA leader in medical 3D printing | Metal Additive Design GuideApril 25, 2017Boeing orders industry’s first 3D printed structural parts for Dreamliner | Polymeric material designed for self-healing smartphonesApril 20, 2017Boeing orders industry’s first 3D printed structural parts for Dreamliner | Polymeric material designed for self-healing smartphonesApril 13, 2017NASA tests off-world, ice-breaking robot | How to handle the robot invasion | Disruptive potential of AIApril 11, 2017UAlberta team shows off zero-emissions concept car | Boeing signs $3B contract | Ford hires 300 engineers for Ottawa research centreApril 6, 2017Colour changing, sensor-laden device | Hybrid UAV offers multiple flight modes | Creative engineering with Igloo InnovationsMarch 30, 2017Canada Makes, FusiA and MDA partner on 3D print space parts | Ceramic foam inks transform 3D printing structuresMarch 28, 2017UBC-made stretchable touch sensor designed for foldable devices | Disruptive potential of artificial intelligenceMarch 23, 2017Canada officially requests 18 Boeing Super Hornets | NASA studies rear aircraft engine design | Mechanical Engineering Salary Guide 2017March 16, 2017NASA rocket scientists use X-ray to test materials for extreme conditions | Ford invests in wind tunnel complex | Save time and money in QCMarch 15, 2017NASA rocket scientists use X-ray to test materials for extreme conditions | Ford invests in wind tunnel complex | Save time and money in QCMarch 14, 2017Magna partners with Audi | GM retreats from European market | New material soaks up oil from waterMarch 9, 2017Sound-shaping super material invented | Blackerry's last smartphone deisgn | MDA acquires DigitalGlobeMarch 2, 20173D printing used to build muscle-driving humanoid robot | Boeing’s Starliner to include over 600 3D printed partsMarch 1, 20173D printing used to build muscle-driving humanoid robot | Boeing’s Starliner to include over 600 3D printed partsFebruary 28, 2017Ford uses honeycomb design in new vehicle | Researchers explore how to make robots move effectively | CAD Report: Onshape UpdateFebruary 23, 2017Magellan expands into India | Scientists develop strong, flexible graphene material| ABB, Nova Bus collaborate on electric transportationFebruary 16, 2017A robot designed to scale walls | Engineers build bat-inspired robot drone | Ford spends $1B for robotics startupFebruary 14, 2017Ottawa loans Bombardier $372.5 million | Héroux-Devtek to cut 90 jobs | Canada auto sales on pace for record 2017February 9, 2017CME says Trump may scare off investors | VW to pay additional $1.2B settlement | Canadian economy tops expectations in NovemberFebruary 2, 2017Pyrogenesis to ramp up 3D printable metal powder in Q1 | Waterloo engineering R&D building receives $32.6MJanuary 31, 2017Soft robot helps hearts beat | Honda introduces IOT concept | Quebec EV law causes concern for automakersJanuary 26, 2017The moral dilemma of driverless cars | Concept cars: To build or not to build? | CAD Beat: Through the KeyholeJanuary 19, 2017Mitutoyo gets new Canadian leadership | The future of metrology | CINDE calls for award nominationsJanuary 17, 2017Nissan's new 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