BIG FISH The adage, “like a fish out of water,” could soon been rendered ancient, thanks to Israeli scientists that claim they taught a goldfish to drive. Scientists from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University say they have successfully taught a goldfish to maneuver a robotic car on land via a top-down camera that monitors fish movements around […]


FOR THE FUTURE British Columbians and skilled trades employers will soon learn more about the economic value of apprenticeships, thanks to a study funded by the B.C. government and the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA). In 2006 and 2009, CAF-FCA conducted two national studies to calculate the economic return on training investment for skilled trades employers […]


RIGHT FIT Both Bentley Motors and Ford made 3D-printing announcements to kick off the year, with the former announcing its exploration in 3D printed vehicle components, down to powertrains, and the latter releasing open-source files for customized interior accessories. Bentley’s announcement came alongside an investment in the automaker’s additive manufacturing (AM) capacity at its Crewe, […]


SUMMER OF ‘67 The last time light vehicle production in Canada was this poor, the Maple Leafs were still winning Stanley Cups. According to a report from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, last year’s vehicle production of 1.1 million vehicles was on par with levels not seen since 1967. Production numbers have been in a steady decline […]