The grand opening of the new Autonomous Vehicle Research & Intelligence Laboratory (AVRIL) took place on Tue, Feb 14, 2020, with over 60 guests, including the federal and provincial ministers, MPPs, and the president of the University of Waterloo. AVRIL is now the new home of the UW Moose as well as many other projects.
The event drew media attention, including:
- "Motor Mouth: University of Waterloo is at the forefront of autonomous driving" by David Booth from driving.ca
- "$4-million research lab opens at the University of Waterloo" by Ben Eppel from Kitchener Today.