The vehicle shown is the design submitted by a team at Carleton University. The team will build the vehicle using virtual reality technology in Windsor-Essex. (Submitted by APMA) Virtual reality technology in Windsor will be used to help develop the first all-Canadian, electric vehicle with hopes that it will drive the future of the auto sector. Project Arrow, spearheaded by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) of Canada, will be the first original, all-Canadian, zero-emission vehicle in the country, according to a news release Tuesday from the organization. The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation’s virtual reality CAVE will help engineer the virtual model, while Ontario Tech University in Oshawa builds a physical one. The CAVE is an immersive virtual reality studio for enhanced simulations. "This project will bring together the best of the best of Canada’s electric-drive, alternative-fuel, connected and autonomous and light-weight technology companies," reads the news release. On Tuesday, APMA announced that the finalist for the vehicle design is a team from Carleton University’s School of Industrial Design in Ottawa. The team beat out 25 other applicants across Canada. Now that a design has been selected, Project Arrow will move into the engineering phase. The CAVE will be […]


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