Ottawa L5 Testing Facilities
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First CAV Testing Ground of Its Kind in North America
Invest Ottawa and Strategic Partners Launch the First CAV Testing Ground of Its Kind in North America to Accelerate the Safe Deployment of Driverless Vehicles
Regional Technology Development Site in Ontario’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) Creates New Capabilities, Opportunity and Competitive Advantage for CAV Innovators and Firms
OTTAWA, ON – May 17, 2019: Invest Ottawa, lead economic development agency for Canada’s Capital for knowledge-based industries, together with the Government of Ontario and strategic partners, today officially launched the Ottawa L5 Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Test Facilities. This will catalyze Ottawa’s contribution to the economy, and Ontario’s global CAV innovation leadership more broadly, by promoting the growth of CAV firms, and the development new CAV solutions, firms, talent, and high-value jobs. With the fit-up of the Ottawa L5 well underway, more than three dozen SMEs and firms are already using the public and private tracks to support CAV R&D, commercialization and testing.
First autonomous shuttles arrive in Ottawa
Invest Ottawa and Aurrigo Strike Strategic Partnership to Help Ensure the Safety of Future Autonomous Mobility Solutions
OTTAWA, ON – March 28, 2019: Invest Ottawa, lead economic development agency for Canada’s Capital, and Aurrigo, the autonomous vehicle division of RDM Group, today announced a partnership to test and validate PodZero, a world-leading driverless shuttle providing ‘first and last mile’ transport solutions, in Ottawa’s true fourseason climate. This partnership will also include regional pilot projects that leverage the autonomous shuttles over the next few months.