General Motors Canada Hosts a Business Council of Canada during Launch of New Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus
Over 70 of Canada’s tip CEOs get a glance into a destiny of automotive during new program growth centre
Markham, Ontario (January 30, 2017) — Over 70 members of a Business Council of Canada assimilated General Motors during a new Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus today, where GM will rise new unconstrained car program and controls, active reserve and car dynamics systems, infotainment and connected car technologies.
GM Canada announced in Jun 2016 that it will boost a eco complement of Canadian engineering.
The Markham Campus adds a new thoroughness on modernized mobility creation to Markham’s quick flourishing record cluster of some 4400 ICT firms, a largest such thoroughness in Canada.
As partial of a initial full members’ assembly of 2017, members of a Business Council had a event to debate a state of a art trickery and plead a singular opportunities for Canada found within a intrusion of a automobile sector.
“It is an honour to acquire members of a Business Council of Canada to revisit and learn about a new modernized engineering and production operations in Markham today,” pronounced GM Canada President and Managing Director, Steve Carlisle. “At GM Canada we are vehement to be giving Canada’s best and brightest program engineers opportunities to assistance conclude some of a many critical mobility record changes in a generation. Canada’s thoroughness on innovation, talent growth and partnerships with a educational zone all bode really good for a future.”
“GM’s preference to build a automotive program growth centre in Markham highlights a strength of Canada’s preparation complement and work force. Governments and business need to continue operative together closely to safeguard that a nation stays a magnet for investment and a heart of innovation.” – The Honourable John Manley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Council of Canada
“The creation holding place during GM’s Canadian Technical Centre is truly exciting, a resplendent instance of how Ontario has turn a tellurian personality in building and commercializing disruptive technologies. GM’s investment to enhance this world-class trickery is also a covenant to this province’s rarely learned workforce and immeasurable pool of engineering talent. Our supervision will continue a tighten partnerships with industry, labour, and a creation zone to safeguard Ontario plays a heading purpose in building a automobile attention of a future.” – Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth
- Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus is a 150,000 sq. ft. trickery featuring state-of-the-art exam labs for end-to-end program development
- Approximately 180 employees are now operative onsite with an estimated ability of 700 employees once it is completed
- GM is fasten one of a largest ICT clusters in North America in a heart of York Region’s record cluster that is home to many obvious ICT multinationals.
About General Motors in Canada
Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, General Motors of Canada Company employs some-more than 8,700 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in immature manufacturing. GM Canada markets a full operation of fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles and associated services by Canada’s largest automotive play network. More information per GM Canada models can be found during www.gm.ca, www.gminnovates.ca or by following @GMcanada on Twitter.