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Ontario launches the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN)

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The governments world over are working developing a congenial environment for the growth of advanced vehicles. Working in this direction the government of Ontario has announced an $80 million government investment for the development of the vehicles through the launch of the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN). The announcement was …

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Ontario and Michigan conducting North America’s first cross-border automated vehicle test drive

Ontario and Michigan are conducting North America’s first national, cross-border automated vehicle test drive through Southern Ontario and Michigan, promoting innovation in the auto sector and driving economic growth. The test drive began in Detroit and will continue from Windsor to Sarnia before crossing back over the border. The drive …

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Autonomous vehicle pilot program in Canada

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Ministry of Transportation has issued a press release that Ontario will witness launch of first autonomous vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada. The pilot brings together a range of expertise from the research, manufacturing and technology sectors to advance innovation and capability in Ontario’s AV sector. The participants include: The …

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General Motors to expand research team of autonomous cars in Ontario

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Published: June 13, 2016 | Oshawa, Canada General Motors (GM) has recently announced its plans of expansion of its engineering and software work in Canada with focus on supporting the development of innovative new automotive systems and technologies for the future. GM will expand its Canadian engineering base to reach a total …

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Ingenie launches Insurance Telematics program for young drivers in Ontario

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Published: March 10, 2015 | Toronto, Canada Ingenie auto insurance is now available exclusively to Ontario drivers aged 16 to 24. 80% of young drivers in Ontario say it’s unfair that young people pay higher car insurance rates. Now, auto insurance brand ingenie is taking the side of young drivers …

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InsureMy launches Time Based Insurance in Alberta and Ontario, powered by IMS DriveSync connected car patform

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Published: January 14, 2015 | Calgary, ON The TBI pay-as you-drive program is focused on generating insurance premium refunds for commercial drivers and fleet managers without deleting and re-adding coverage. InsureMy launched Canada’s first Time Based Insurance (TBI) product, designed to save commercial drivers and fleet managers money and time. InsureMy …

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InsureMy launches telematics-based insurance brokerage in Alberta and Ontario

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Published: November 28, 2014 | Calgary, Canada InsureMy, a Calgary based, full service insurance brokerage, today announced the introduction of their unique services in Alberta and Ontario and the official launch of their website, www.InsureMy.ca. In addition to traditional insurance products, InsureMy expects to further expand with their high-tech product …

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Ontario Centre of Excellence: Self-driving connected cars not a sci-fi fantasy

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Ontario, Canada: Ontario Centres of Excellence, on behalf of the province’s Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Research and Innovation, has launched a $1-million program aimed at helping businesses and academic institutions develop and commercialize innovations in connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. The Connected Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle (CVAV) Research Program will …

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Co-operators’ en-route Auto program brings IMS UBI intelligence solution to Ontario drivers

Ontario, Canada:  The Co-operators is introducing the en-route Auto Program™ in Ontario, a unique offering that will allow for more customized auto insurance and lower premiums for safe drivers, based on usage-based insurance (UBI) technology developed by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS). Beginning April 2, clients who sign up will receive …

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