Ontario Tech University
was the build partner for Project Arrow, Canada’s pioneering full-build, zero-emission concept vehicle revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show on January 6, 2023, in Las Vegas.
The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) of Canada launched Project Arrow in 2019, with funding from the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada. The vehicle was built in partnership with Canada’s automotive supply sector at Ontario Tech University by faculty researchers, technical staff, and students, utilizing its world class core research facilities including ACE, A team of faculty researchers, led by Dr. Ahmad Barari, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, worked with students and the ACE engineering team to create significant efficiencies in smart advanced manufacturing using emerging technologies such a digitalization in design, manufacturing, and inspection, multi-physics simulations, and additive manufacturing.
Project Arrow showcased Ontario Tech’s unique experiential learning opportunities for students to make a once-in-their-life-time contribution to Canada’s technology future.