UOIT, GM, Ontario and federal governments to unveil plans for GM of Canada Automotive Centre of Excellence

    OSHAWA, ON, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Officials from the University of Ontario
Institute of Technology (UOIT), General Motors of Canada, and the Ontario and
federal governments will be at UOIT to announce details and design elements of
the highly anticipated General Motors of Canada Automotive Centre of
Excellence, a project that marks the beginning of a new advanced automotive
technology cluster.
    Under construction at UOIT's Oshawa campus, the multimillion-dollar,
state-of-the-art centre will bring together students, faculty, automotive
engineers, researchers, suppliers and purchasers, helping to greatly enhance
Canadian automotive engineering competitiveness.

    Sandra Pupatello, Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade;
    Colin Carrie, MP for Oshawa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister
    of Industry;
    Dr. Ronald Bordessa, President, UOIT; and
    Arturo Elias, President, General Motors of Canada.

    Friday, February 1
    10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Business and Information Technology Building atrium
    2000 Simcoe Street North
    Oshawa, Ontario

For further information:

For further information: Michelle Good, Communications and Marketing,
(905) 721-8668 ext. 2197, (905) 213-2735 (mobile during the event),
michelle.good@uoit.ca; Patty Faith, General Motors of Canada Limited, (905)

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