Secondmind Licenses Active Learning Platform to Mazda to Increase Powertrain Design and Development Efficiency and Accelerate Development of Cleaner Vehicles

Mazda expects 50% reduction in engine calibration time with intelligent automated experimentation powered by Secondmind Active Learning CAMBRIDGE, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Secondmind today announced that Mazda Motor Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement to license Secondmind Active Learning for Powertrain to increase engine calibration efficiency, and to help manage the increasing complexity of powertrain design and development. […]

Fortress UAV Announces Partnership With BTE

Fortress UAV is proud to announce a partnership with BTE Inc. – New Renewable Energy. PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Established in 2017, Fortress UAV is the leader and most comprehensive partner in UAS deployment and operational drone services for OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), enterprises, and public safety agencies. By providing UAS logistics, fleet management, field services, technical […]

GoFor Promotes Dillon McDonald, Chief Revenue Officer, to President

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GoFor, North America’s only Renewable Delivery™ marketplace for same-day, last mile deliveries of big and bulky items, has announced the appointment of Dillon McDonald to the role of President. In this new role, McDonald will help GoFor accelerate its transition into the leader in sustainable logistics, where he’ll be able to draw upon […]

BYD Partners with Nuro to Manufacture All-Electric Autonomous Delivery Vehicle

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BYD Co., Ltd. announced its partnership with leading autonomous vehicle company Nuro to begin producing the company’s third-generation electric autonomous delivery vehicle. The partnership is expected to scale Nuro’s more affordable, eco-friendly, and convenient services to millions of people across the country. “BYD will leverage the manufacturing capacity of our Lancaster plant by […]

Plastic Makes Perfect: Polyvance unveils new PR-05 refinishing course

Rainsville, Alabama — Polyvance has gotten some official recognition for its advancements in plastic repair education as the company’s PR-05 Texture Refinishing course was recently given I-CAR continuing education credit approval. The company said in it’s press release that the aim behind the course was to address a gap in plastic repair skills in the […]

App Awareness: Onboard vehicle tech becoming a safety issue, advocates say

Toronto, Ontario — Onboard vehicle technologies come hand-in-hand with new vehicle purchases nowadays, but that doesn’t necessarily mean vehicles are becoming safer, advocates say. In fact, CAA is soon planning to launch a public awareness campaign aimed at informing drivers of the risks of distracted driving, with a focus on infotainment systems. “This is a […]

Tuesday Ticker: January 18, 2022

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week’s Tuesday Ticker is all about automakers as rumours swirl around a potential Volkswagen battery division IPO; Ford crosses US$100 billion valuation for the first time ever and Toyota kicks General Motors out as 2021’s top-selling automaker in the United States. Volkswagen’s vibe Volkswagen could soon list its battery division in […]

The Plaid Panther: Pfaff Motorsports headed to Daytona for 24-hour race

Vaughan, Ontario — The master repairers over at Pfaff Motorsports can practically see the palm trees in the distance as the Vaughan, Ont. shop loads up its plaid-painted Porsche 991.2 GT3 R race car for the journey to Daytona Beach. The team is on the way down to Florida to compete in a 24-hour endurance […]