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Automotive Partnership Canada National Announcement

February 22, 2013
Waterloo, Ontario

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), was joined by Janet Walden, Chief Operating Officer, Research Partnerships Programs at NSERC, at the University of Waterloo to announce five new projects to be supported by the Automotive Partnership Canada initiative. The projects advance research and development (R&D) in Canada's automotive industry by supporting new technologies to eliminate idling in service vehicles, optimize the fabrication of high-strength car components, develop lightweight electric drivetrains, and mass-produce plastic fuel tanks for hybrid vehicles.

Photographer: Kyle Rodriguez, Canadian Press