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(Front left) Alberto Longo, Formula E's co-founder & chief Championship officer; Sarah Kirby-Young, Vancouver city councillor.

(Front right) Anne Roy, chief marketing officer/partner OSS Group; Matthew Carter, CEO/partner OSS Group.

(Back Row) OSS Group team, including spokesperson and Canadian Indy Car racer James Hinchcliffe (second left). Photo: P. Stewart.

Vancouver welcomes 3-day Canadian E-Fest event, June 30-July 2, 2022

The countdown has begun toward a one-of-a-kind, three-day Canadian E-Fest in Vancouver from June 30-July 2, 2022. E-Fest organizer is the Canadian OSS Group, an independent promoter involved in motorsports events to bring awareness of environmental leadership to the world. More than just a race weekend event, E-Fest will be headlined by the ABB FIARead Full Story

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Western Canada’s best attended trade and consumer show scheduled March 23-27, 2022.

Update: Vancouver International Auto Show postponed to 2023

Statement by the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., owners and operators of the Vancouver International Auto Show: For the past several months, we have been working diligently with our partners and major auto manufacturers to plan a return of Western Canada’s best-attended consumer exhibition event in March of 2022 at the beautiful Vancouver ConventionRead Full Story

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Electric Motorsport

The future of motorsport in the Electric Age

  Roger Atkins’ (founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook) has produced a 40-minute documentary, which looks at the future of Motorsport in the electric age. Inspired by the coverage of Formula One in the Netflix Drive to Survive series, Atkins seeks to reveal the bigger picture aspect of what motorsport is all about. Atkins suggests that whenRead Full Story

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Michelin

Michelin, GM take the air out of passenger vehicle tires

Michelin and General Motors (GM) have unveiled a new generation of airless wheel technology, the Michelin Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System”). GM intends to develop this airless wheel assembly with Michelin and aims to introduce it on passenger vehicles as early as 2024. Later this year, GM will initiate real-world testing and validationRead Full Story

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Future Transport

Welcome to the future of transportation—underground roads

Business magnate, investor, engineer and inventor Elon Musk has announced a futuristic vision of transportation involving underground roadway systems beneath bustling cities such as Los Angeles. The venture that will make it all happen, called ‘The Boring Company’, will rely on a vast network of tunnels (hence ‘boring’) and has been dubbed “amazing and impossible”Read Full Story

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