U-Waterloo, WATCar & QNX pilot autonomous driving in Ontario Canada

Ontario announced that it is supporting innovation in the transportation sector by launching the first automated vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada, led by The University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX.

The WATCar Project at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Automotive Research, which will monitor a Lincoln MKZ for performance and test it on-road at different levels of automation.

The Erwin Hymer Group, an international auto manufacturer active in the Kitchener-Waterloo tech and innovation corridor, which will test and monitor a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van at different levels of automation.

BlackBerry QNX, a Canadian global software development leader, which will test a 2017 Lincoln with automated features.

Read the full story at autoconnectedcar.com.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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