Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production Technology
May 9, 2015  

Re-inventing the wheel: Magnesium adds traction to lightweighting

Lightweighting is fundamental to the design of vehicles that are better tuned to the environment.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2015  

AUTO21 hosts its final conference May 26-27

Automotive research initiative will celebrate a 14-year legacy of R&D and innovation.

Event Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2015  

2015 AUTO21 Conference

AUTO21, a national automotive research initiative supported by the

Feature Manufacturing Transportation
March 18, 2015  

What’s driving boomers? [VIDEO]

AUTO21 study tracks their road behaviour

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
February 17, 2015  

Connecting cars: wireless sensing technologies to make driving safer

AUTO21 researchers are working on enhancing the reliability of V2V and V2I communications to prevent accidents.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations
December 23, 2014  

Whiplash prevention

Machine vision system to reduces risk of injury.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
December 3, 2014  

University of Toronto research wins AUTO21 TestDRIVE competition

Work reduces carbon emissions by up to 10% through eco-driving techniques.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
October 24, 2014  

Growing the bio-economy

New materials that replace plastic.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Metals General Technology
September 24, 2014  

Advancing tribology

Tuning up automotive tooling.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Sustainability Technology
July 2, 2014  

Going wireless

Auto21 R&D focuses on security, reliability.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Technology
March 28, 2014  

Alcohol sensors

Auto21 research develops the next generation.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 20, 2013  

PLANT print issue: Canada’s eroding auto industry

Without more investment, it will run out of gas.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 20, 2013  

PLANT print issue: Shape shifting

Memory alloys rev up efficiency while reducing component weight.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
May 30, 2012  

Automotive think-tank gets $22 million federal cash injection

Chinese government looks to emerging industries to boost growth.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
March 20, 2012  

Automotive R&D gets a $34M injection

The Federal government is boosting automotive R&D with a $34 million grant for six projects at five universities through its Automotive Partnership Canada initiative and industry support.

Tech Centre Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
March 14, 2012  

Wireless that works

Recent technology innovations overcome impediments to wireless networking in automotive plants.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 2, 2012  

Autoparts made out of…shrimp and crab?

A fishy solution to petroleum-based automotive components won a University of Toronto student a $10,000 scholarship from AUTO21.

News Production
November 4, 2011  

Reducing diesel emissions

Global warming and the need for greater energy security is fuelling the search for even more the fuel-efficient vehicles. The most readily available option is the diesel engine.

News Business Operations Operations
May 13, 2011  

Virtual injuries, safer reality

Applying technologies that allow for ergonomic interventions much earlier in the virtual manufacturing design process prevent workers from being exposed to injury.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
December 8, 2010  

R&D is energizing modern powertrains

The internal combustion engine has proved to be a steady and reliable source of power using relatively inexpensive and readily available fuel. But current R&D will make the internal combustion engine even more efficient and cleaner with direct injection and turbo superchargers.