Tech Specs: QA Consultants joins Project Arrow as cybersecurity specialists

Toronto, Ontario – On Sept. 7, QA Consultants announced it was awarded the role of onboarding and integrating cybersecurity solutions on Project Arrow, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association’s all-Canadian zero-emission concept vehicle. According to the QA Consultants press release, Project Arrow works within Canada’s best electric-drive, alternative-fuel, connected, autonomous and lightweight technology companies, showcasing the […]

Keeping it Light: Project Arrow to incorporate Cymat SmartMetal aluminum foam

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association’s (APMA) Project Arrow will feature crash system components from Canadian manufacturer Cymat Technologies and its design partner Tesseract Structural Innovations. Cymat and Tesseract will design and supply a number of components for specific areas of the Project Arrow concept car, including Cymat’s SmartMetal aluminum foam, which the […]

Brace for Impact: Project Arrow aims at 2022 reveal date

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In a recent interview with Automotive News Canada, Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) Chief Technical Officer Fraser Dunn said the Project Arrow all-Canadian concept vehicle is on course with a reveal planned for the Las Vegas-based CES show in January 2023. The car will be assembled from eight mega-stampings laser-welded together, said […]

EV/AV Report: November 22, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Prime Minister Trudeau keeps pushing Biden for a fair deal on EVs in North America, a British Columbia company has launched a 40-car-strong hydrogen EV fleet and Ford has partnered with Purdue University to tackle fast-charging technology. All for One, None for All Prime […]

French Funding: Quebec government pledges support to APMA’s Project Arrow

Quebec City, Quebec ⁠— The Provincial Government of Quebec has announced its support of the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Assocation (APMA)’s Project Arrow concept car by providing financial support to companies involved in the vehicle’s development. The province will dedicate $1.4 million over 18 months to small- and medium-sized businesses that make connected or autonomous zero-emission […]

Aim, Set, Fire: Feds invest $5 million in APMA’s Project Arrow

Windsor, Ontario — Project Arrow, the zero-emissions concept car initiative driven by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) is getting $5 million in federal funding. “This is a huge announcement; this is really ground-breaking,” Windsor-Tecumseh MP Irek Kusmierczyk said Wednesday in Windsor alongside the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) investment announcement. […]

Seven Mill for Support: Ontario invests in training for auto manufacturing workers

Etobicoke, Ontario — The Ontario government is investing $7 million to deliver training and paid job placements in the automotive manufacturing sector for up to 800 people from underrepresented groups. The project, led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), will help develop a new talent pipeline to reinvigorate a sector with an aging workforce […]

Quivering with Anticipation: Project Arrow set to give update on RFD process on Thursday

Toronto, Ontario – Following a request for proposals (RFD) issued at CES 2021 in January, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) has an update regarding the current status of Project Arrow, the country’s first fully domestically-designed emissions-free vehicle. The APMA is set to deliver the update online via a webinar that will be open to […]

EV/AV Report: January 18, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, the city of Vancouver is looking for someone to run a new electric tour bus charging station, Nova Scotia receives further funding to their EV charging grid and the APMA’s Project Arrow picks up a few key partnerships. Volt City The city of Vancouver […]