Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre


MotiveLab™ is a research facility at Red River College Polytechnic focused on supporting Manitoba’s heavy vehicle sector. A unique facility for Western Canada, MotiveLab™ is capable of supporting on- and off-highway heavy vehicle testing and development requirements for the region.

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It is home to a combination All Weather Climatic Chamber and Chassis Dynamometer test facility that caters to vehicles of all sizes across various markets.

7,000 ft²

Research Facility

The amount of space available for research at MotiveLab™.


Capital Acquisition

The amount of additional facilities and equipment available to industry.

Facility and Technology


Test Facility

Additional Capabilities

“Canada has long been a hub for cold weather transport testing. Now it’s becoming an incubator for technologies that test alternative fuels and high-efficiency vehicles in extreme environments. At Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg, researchers are helping global companies warm up to a brighter cleantech future by investing in Canada.”
The Hill, Global Lenses: Canada series

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MotiveLab™ is part of Red River College Polytechnic’s Vehicle Technology and Energy Centre. Working with us gives you unparalleled access to Red River College Polytechnic’s cutting-edge technology, facilities and expertise. Get in touch with us and propose a new project.

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