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 […]

Accessible Autos: Humber College design Project Arrow concept for Canadians with disabilities

Toronto, Ontario – Four Humber College students have won this year’s Project Arrow Annual Mobility Design Competition, an annual design contest by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. This year, designers created a future vehicle accessible to Canada’s disability community, with the possibility of autonomous system integration. By the end of the competition, the Humber College […]

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: January 3, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, new details are divulged on the Project Arrow concept EV being developed by the APMA, Uber prepares for a driverless food-delivery pilot project in California and General Motors quite literally took a shot across Tesla’s bow. Path of the Arrow An executive from the […]

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. […]

Project Arrow appoints Aston Martin’s Fraser Dunn as chief engineer

Toronto, Ontario — Chief engineer of special projects for Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., Fraser Dunn is joining the Project Arrow team, which is currently developing the first Canadian-made, zero-emission, autonomous vehicle. Dunn will be the project’s chief engineer. At the U.K.-based sports car manufacturer, Dunn worked on vehicles such as the Vulcan and Valkyrie Hypercar. […]

EV/AV Report: March 29, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Project Arrow meets it’s virtual twin that the APMA plans to use through the prototyping phase, Volkswagen reveals the ID.Buzz microbus as the its first full AV and the government of British Columbia helps support a Canadian electric heavy trucks company. Pixelated Production The […]

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 […]