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Automotive Partnership Canada Awarded Projects

Funded Projects
Project    Researcher Partners APC Investment
Reheating Furnace Analysis and Optimization for Hot Stamping Automotive Parts Kyle Daun, University of Waterloo Formet Industries (Magna), Promatek Research Centre (Magna)


Next Generation Affordable Electrified Powertrains with Superior Energy Efficiency and Performance Ali Emadi, McMaster University Chrysler $8,928,200
Development of Multi-Chamber Catalytic Converters for Diesel Exhaust After treatment Robert Hayes and Charles Koch, University of Alberta Vida Holdings Corporation


Sustainable Lightweighting Technologies: High Strength High Crush Efficiency Extruded Aluminium Front Rails for Lightweight Bodies Kaan Inal, University of Waterloo General Motors, Sapa $2,670,722
The Social Costs and Benefits of Electric Mobility in Canada Pavlos Kanaroglou, McMaster University Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd., Burlington Hydro Inc., Electric Mobility Canada, Canadian Automotive Association, Ontario Ministry of Transportation


NXCT Fuel Cell Project: Four Dimensional In Situ Visualization of Fuel Cell Degradation Erik Kjeang, Simon Fraser University Ballard Power Systems $3,399,972
Scale-Up of a Novel Melt-Synthesis Process for the Manufacturing of C-LifePO4 for Automotive Applications Gregory S. Patience, École Polytechnique de Montréal Clariant (formerly Phostech Lithium), Bathium Canada Inc.


Design and Manufacturing of Direct Micro- and Long-Fibre Lightweight Composites Mohini Sain, University of Toronto Ford Motor Company $2,513,500
Evaluation and Development of Enabling Technologies for Lightweight Automotive Structural Cast Components with Wrought Aluminum and High Performance Magnesium Alloys Sumanth Shankar, McMaster University Chrysler, Nemak of Canada, Orlick Industries Ltd., Haley Industries Ltd.


Warm Forming of Aluminum Alloy Brazing Sheet Michael Worswick, University of Waterloo Dana Canada Corporation $2,063,543


For further information about these projects, please visit the Automotive Partnership Canada Web site.