Planning for Disruption: Second self-driving conference set for April

The first Automated Vehicles conference was held April 19 and 20, 2016, in Toronto. The Conference Board of Canad has just announced the second conference in the series, set for later this month.

Toronto, Ontario — April 6, 2017 — The Conference Board of Canada has announced it will hold a conference on autonomous vehicles (AVs) on April 19 and 20 in Toronto, Ontario. This is the second such conference to take place in Canada. Collision Repair magazine provided extensive coverage of the first conference held in 2016. […]

Legislative framework still needed for autonomous vehicles

Google started the white-hot hype around driverless cars, but technological barriers notwithstanding, experts say a legislative framework is still needed before the vehicles can be made available to the public.

By Dylan O’Hagan   Peterborough, Ontario — May 2, 2016 — Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are coming at some point.  It could be as soon as the year 2020 according to Barrie Kirk, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE), but currently there is little to no legislation in place […]

Autonomous vehicle conference: ‘no such thing as a crashproof car’

Canada's first conference on autonomous vehicles kicked off in downtown Toronto today. Watch for more reports from staff writer Jeff Sanford.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — April 19, 2016 — This week sees the first ever Canadian conference dedicated to automated vehicles (AVs) kicking off in downtown Toronto. Collision Repair magazine is in attendance at Automated Vehicles: Planning the Next Disruptive Technology taking place at One King West Hotel & Residence.    Automated vehicles, […]