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.
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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Latest News and Events
The Future of Smart Mobility – Transformed by Canadian Automotive Innovation
May 13, 2021
The future not only looks electric for the Canadian automotive industry, but also promises to be more connected, autonomous and shared.
On-Road Trial of Electric Low Speed Automated Shuttles (LSAS)
May 10, 2021
Driven by an overarching vision to develop and implement state-of-the-art cleaner and more efficient mobility solutions at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels, Transport Canada (TC), in partnership with Area X.O operated by Invest Ottawa, launched an on-road electric Low Speed Automated Shuttle (LSAS) trial in Ontario. It builds on anchor support from the Government of Ontario through the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) and founding industry partners over the last two years. This insights piece is developed as part of AVIN’s technology spotlight insights series. It provides a snapshot of the LSAS trial and highlights its key findings. *Revised on May 11, 2021
Shaping the Future of Ontario’s Automotive and Mobility Evolution with AVIN
April 27 @ 10:00 am
This session will focus on why Ontario is an ideal location for economic growth in this sector, and how AVIN and its constituent Regional Technology Development Sites are poised to support SMEs with s...
Learn more about Ontario’s thriving automotive and mobility landscape with the latest news, AVIN-led research, thought-leadership, reports and more.
Through AVIN, Ontario-based start-ups and SMEs are realizing economic benefits and contributing to economic growth and prosperity in the province.
ONTARIO SME REVENUE GROWTH CATALYZED*
ONTARIO SMEs SUPPORTED*
*As of November 30, 2020
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