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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Electric Vehicles

What we do: Electric vehicle and charger testing

Thermal management testing in an aerodynamic wind tunnel provides our customers with a unique and robust testing capability.

  • Climatic wind tunnel testing on integrated dynos.
  • Yaw – crosswind testing capability.
  • Measure aerodynamic forces.
  • Underbody thermal management.
  • Up to 150kW in-chamber DC fast-charge capability
  • Test in rain/snow/ice/solar/fog.
  • Tune precipitation to your requirements.
  • Test in cold or hot temperatures (-40C to +60C).
  • Test battery and power electronics performance in extreme conditions.

Charger Testing

eCAMION is collaborating with AVIN’s Durham Regional Technology Development Site (RTDS) at ACE to develop end-to-end energy storage and fast-charging electric vehicle technology, eCAMION is currently deploying charging stations around North America. Battery and power electronics performance will be tested here at ACE  in a multitude of conditions.

Outcomes and future directions

  • The autonomous charging platform allows eCAMION to demonstrate and evaluate the first commercial deployments of a number of its technologies.
  • The Durham RTDS provided eCAMION with a troubleshooting environment to identify required design changes and ensure the reliability requirements of future customers.
  • The eCAMION-Durham RTDS partnership has introduced a number of potential new regional partners and led to possible future connections in Manitoba, Alberta and Michigan.
  • New proposals in development could pave the way for eCAMION to become a market leader in autonomous vehicle charging systems.
ACE Current is a premier EV charger-testing facility developed to benefit our clients:
  • Test battery performance in full spectrum of climatic conditions.
  • Under-vehicle thermal imaging capability.
  • EV charger test bench that can be inserted into the wind tunnel.
  • DC fast-charge capability.
  • ACE EV charger research.
In collaboration with our partner eCAMION, research projects include:
  • High-power wireless fast charging.
  • Thermal modelling micro-grids for TransCanada Highway deployment.
  • E-axle demonstration project on university shuttles.
  • Mechatronic autonomous charging system.
  • Autonomous shuttle bus service centre.