• Canada’s largest automotive–academic enterprise
  • Portal for assemblers, suppliers and regulators
  • Automotive and transportation systems research

WatCAR offers over 30 leading-edge automotive competencies, detailed in our research expertise listing.

Our vision of future transportation: Lightweight, safe, intelligent vehicles powered by clean energy, that contribute to environmental sustainability.


  1. May 1–4, 2016ITS Canada Conference and Exhibition 2016
  2. May 16–18, 2016IRCOBI Asia Conference
  3. May 22–26, 2016 ICILSM 2016
All upcoming events

Quick links

Discover Waterloo's $10M green auto facility -- GAIA Research Facility
Waterloo Alumni Magazine -- Driving Ambition @ WaterlooDiscovery Channel Profile -- Auto Parts Crash Sledautomotive research at waterloo

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