Ontario government to host panel on connected cars, autonomous vehicles
TORONTO, ONT. (Feb. 4, 2016) — The automotive industry has emerged as a leader when it comes to technology and innovation.
Manufacturers are revolutionizing the way we drive and interact with our vehicles, while technology companies are developing new apps and services that are changing the way we get around.
On Friday, Feb. 12, Industry Day at the Canadian International AutoShow will feature a new conference segment called Connected Automobile, presented by the Ontario government, partnered with the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA).
Connected Automobile will provide attendees with a glimpse into the future of driving, with panel discussions on the latest in automotive technology, from connected cars to autonomous vehicles to modern infrastructure and factories of the future. The agenda will feature speakers from General Motors, Audi, Blackberry, IHS Automotive, NRC, TE Connectivity, Pravala Networks, City of Stratford and the Province of Ontario.
“With its leadership among North American auto-producing jurisdictions and an information technology cluster second only to Silicon Valley, Ontario is ideally positioned to lead the development and manufacturing of the connected and autonomous vehicles of tomorrow,” says Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure. “As the first Canadian province to allow on-road testing of automated vehicles, we are providing extra impetus to this pioneering R&D work.”
AutoShow guests and Industry Day insiders will be able to discover more about what’s being done in the Canadian landscape in this interactive display space on level 800 of the South Building.
The Agenda for the Industry Day can be found by HERE.
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The Canadian International AutoShow will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Feb. 12-21, 2016.
About the Canadian International AutoShow
With more than 650,000 square feet of exhibits, displays and attractions at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Canadian International AutoShow is not only the largest automotive expo in Canada, it is also the country’s largest consumer show. Boasting more than 1,000 cars, trucks, SUVs, concept cars, exotics, classics, motorcycles and alternative energy vehicles, the AutoShow is a leader in lifestyle, technology and all things automotive. For more information or to buy tickets, please visit www.autoshow.ca.
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The 2016 edition of the annual Canadian International AutoShow is coming back to Toronto on Feb 12 and will run till Feb 21.
Many moons ago this show was held up by Pearson Airport at The Interational Centre. It grew too big and was moved to the the new Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Now it has grown to occupy both the Main South building ( 222 Bremner Blvd) and also the North Building located at 255 Front St. West.
Castrol will be presenting “Auto Exotica“. Some of the World’s Fastest and most Exotic Automobiles will be on display. The 2016 Auto Exotica will be located at Level 100 of the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
“Art and the Automobile” presented by the Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance, invites you to view the Automobile as Art. This exhibit will be located at Level 700 in the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Castrol will also present their “Cars & Stars” exhibit on Level 700 of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building.
The Indy 500 exhibit will feature a unique collection that showcases some of the iconic vehicles that have raced at Indy 500 since 1911.
Kreater Custom Vehicles will exhibit Customer Hot Rods and Choppers. They will also be building a customer Chopper live during the show.
The “Street Tuners” exhibit will be located at Level 700 of the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Not your typical Street Tuners. These will be high end and exotics.
The above is the tip of the Automotive Iceberg. So much to see and do, at the 2016 edition of the annual Canadian International AutoShow.
Starts Feb 12 and run thru Feb 21 2016
Feb. 12 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Feb. 13 – 20 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
Feb. 21 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
You can pre-order your show tickets. Just click on this line to visit the Official Website of the Canadian International AutoShow. You can order your tickets directly from their website.
Posted by: Vincent Banial
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