Innovative Vehicle Institute

We develop your electric,
autonomous, and connected
vehicle prototypes and we support you in their implementation.

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Your partner for innovation ! 

At the Innovative Vehicle Institute, each project is carried out with professionalism by an experienced and passionate team, who have a solid expertise in electric, autonomous and connected vehicles. As a centre collégial de transfert technologique (CCTT) affiliated with the Cégep of Saint-Jérôme, and as a research centre accredited by the NSERC, we have the skills and infrastructure required to offer you the best in terms of innovation, to allow you to smartly innovate.

Our areas of expertise :

Electric vehicle

Battery design, prototyping of electric vehicles and systems (light, heavy, marine, aircraft, etc.), electronics and control software, recharging infrastructure, vehicle thermal management, energy-efficient mechanisms, energy storage systems.

Intelligent vehicle

Artificial intelligence, environmental perception, navigation systems, vehicle robotization, safety and standards (ISO26262), CANBus, inter-vehicular communication (IoT, DSRC), V2X, power management for recharging fleets, vehicle data processing and analysis.

Our services :

Your projects, our expertise

Electrification of driving school fleets

Project duration: January 2020 - December 2022
Leading Change Together: Electrifying the Fleets of 30 Quebec Driving Schools for a cleaner future
Project details
Applied research, Electric Vehicle, Recherche appliquée, Véhicule électrique

Transit bus electric conversion and retrofit

Project duration: mars 2019 – en cours
The Innovative Vehicle Institute is collaborating with MTB to convert a diesel bus into an electric vehicle!
Project details
Applied research, Autonomous Vehicle

Design of an autonomous and electric agricultural robot

Project duration: January, 2017 – October, 2021


Elmec and IVI have joined forces to develop the concept of an autonomous agricultural robot with an electric motor.
Project details
Electric Vehicle, Technical assistance

A first 100% electric vacuum litter collector with robotic arm in North America

Project duration: August 2017 to june 2018
The company Exprolink - Madvac called on IVI to develop a 100% elecric vaccum liter collector
Project details
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We have experience in project development and financial structuring !

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