FEV North America to build $27.4 million tech center in suburban DetroitTue, 28, Jun 2016
FEV North America plans to construct a $27.4 million North American headquarters and tech center north of Detroit in Auburn Hills.
Applications open for '17 PACE AwardsMon, 27, Jun 2016
The application process has opened for the 2017 Automotive News PACE Awards, which identify and honor game-changing and commercialized supplier innovations in technology and processes.
New Toyota r&d unit bulks up, defines its agendaSun, 26, Jun 2016
Six months on the job, Toyota Motor Corp.'s top visionary for new mobility is spelling out priorities and ambitions, promising new safety technologies for cars within five years and envisioning a time when even children are chauffeured solo in autonomous vehicles to soccer practice.
FCA will get up to $66.5 million from Ontario for r&d, Pacifica-related trainingWed, 15, Jun 2016
Ontario will provide up to $85.8 million Canadian ($66.5 million) to Fiat Chrysler to help fund training and research.
Fiat Chrysler to receive $62 million from Ontario for upgrades, report saysTue, 14, Jun 2016
Ontario plans to contribute about C$80 million ($62 million) to Fiat Chrysler to cover some of the costs of upgrading its assembly plant in Windsor, the Globe and Mail reported.
GM Canada to hire 700 engineers in push for self-driving carsFri, 10, Jun 2016
General Motors plans to hire about 700 engineers in Canada as it expands r&d into self-driving cars and other technology.
GM Canada to hire up to 1,000 engineers, report saysWed, 08, Jun 2016
General Motors' Canadian unit is set to announce on Friday that it will hire up to 1,000 engineers, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing sources.
Cooper-Standard CEO seeks more growth amid tech changesMon, 06, Jun 2016
Cooper-Standard CEO Jeffrey Edwards aimed to diversify the supplier's geographical footprint and increase r&d when he arrived from Johnson Controls in 2012. The company's products aren't as sexy as the technology that dominates front pages -- autonomous-driving systems, in-dash interfaces or electrification -- but it sells, and Wall Street is taking notice.
Toyota close to buying robotics divisions from Google parent Alphabet, report saysWed, 01, Jun 2016
Toyota is close to buying two robotics divisions from Google's parent company in a move to boost the company's fledgling robotics business, the Nikkei business daily said. The automaker has been working on robots for years, saying they will underpin future driverless car technologies and advanced manufacturing techniques.