Driving the future of automotive and mobility

As Ontario’s flagship initiative on automotive and smart mobility technologies, AVIN is driving economic development and catalyzing a future that builds safer, faster and more efficient transportation.

Ontario talent, technology and innovation

Readying the future

Ontario has long been at the forefront of automotive technology and mobility innovation. With a century’s worth of expertise, world-renowned manufacturing and technological capabilities, and highly skilled talent, Ontario is unlocking the industry’s potential.

Helping companies succeed

“As a result of AVIN, Ontario is now a global leader in driving the future of automotive and mobility through the development of a model that leverages Ontario’s regional strengths and assets to support the commercialization of new technologies that will drive economic and social benefits in the province.”

– Grant Courville, VP, Products and Strategy, BlackBerry QNX

Explore Ontario’s ecosystem

By harnessing Ontario’s automotive and mobility ecosystem — including regionally located technology development sites, demonstration and testing zones, leading industry expertise, and more — start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and global leaders can tap into a wide range of resources, capabilities and opportunities.

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Join #AVIN and @Rogers on December 8 to learn how a 5G network will provide unprecedented opportunities and drive innovation for the future of Ontario’s transportation industry. 📶 🚍 Register today: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1316382919873/WN_2Cp-6fWyQ_27hSzwIj71EQ

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Latest News and Events

Thales, Invision AI and MetroLinx Successfully Advance Autonomous Rail

Thales, Invision AI and MetroLinx Successfully Advance Autonomous Rail

September 30, 2021

Invision AI, a Toronto-based technology scale-up; Thales, a global leader in digital technologies; and Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency for the Province of Ontario, today announced the successful completion of the WinterTech Program, an 18-month collaboration to validate the functionality and reliability of a cutting edge rail-centric system providing enhanced situational awareness, safety enhancements and operational benefits, through all weather conditions.

Spotlights on Skills and Competencies – Automotive and Parts Manufacturing edition

Spotlights on Skills and Competencies – Automotive and Parts Manufacturing edition

July 29, 2021

Ontario's automotive production industry employs over 160,800 workers across a wide range of occupations. These occupations cover vehicle assembly, parts manufacturing and other supporting jobs related to material, metal and electronics production. This booklet highlights some of the skills that are currently in-demand or forecasted to be in-demand by the industry. It is driven by insights from industry executives, primary research on labour market data and considering the growth and advancement of Ontario’s automotive and parts manufacturing industry. *Revised on August 4, 2021

Reuters Mobility 2021

Reuters Mobility 2021

October 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am

Reuters Events Mobility 2021 A sustainable and connected blueprint for zero emission mobility Reuters Events Mobility connects the leading federal, state city and transit leadership with the C-S...

Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape


Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, AVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.

Economic impact

Through AVIN, Ontario-based start-ups and SMEs are realizing economic benefits and contributing to economic growth and prosperity in the province.







*As of November 30, 2020

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AVIN’s five programs are a key ingredient to driving the commercialization of automotive technology and smart mobility solutions. Find out which program best suits your needs.

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