Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in Montreal

2017-01-23 - Automotive News article by Greg Layson - January 20, 2017
Swiss engineering firm ABB plans to build a $90-million r&d center in Montréal, where Canadians will help develop some of the next-generation technologies for electric vehicles.

ABB said in a statement it will build its North American Centre for Excellence in e-Mobility there without any government financial assistance.

Spokesman Markus Gamper said the center will develop “many solutions that make sense for urban transportation and the needed charging infrastructure, including possible alliances with [electric vehicles] car manufacturers.”

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