General Motors is making a big investment in self-driving car research and development in Canada by adding up to 1,000 engineers over the next few years.
The NewsWheel reports that GM Canada is expanding R&D into autonomous vehicles by hiring between 300 and 1,000 engineers for its new Automotive Software Development Center in Markham, Ontario.
GM will also invest another $10 million in a Cold Weather testing center in Kapuskasing, which will trial new cars in various climatological and environmental conditions