Mechatronic Vehicle Systems Lab (MVS)

Based at the University of Waterloo, the Mechatronic Vehicle Systems (MVS) Lab—with over 40 graduate students, postdocs, engineers, and technicians—is one of the world’s largest vehicle control laboratories and a pioneer in developing holistic vehicle control systems. MVS has several test vehicles, including two electric SUVs, a Cadillac CTS, and an urban vehicle with MVS corner module technology plus a fleet of five autonomous shuttle buses (WATonoBus), and an autonomous utility truck (WATonoTruck) using MVS corner module technology.


Engineering Building E3 – Room 4115
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1

Areas of Expertise

Vehicle control systems
Active and adaptive suspensions
Laser additive manufacturing
Cable-driven parallel robots
New technologies for urban vehicles


Process R&D
Product R&D

Contact Information


Twitter: @WaterlooENG

LinkedIn: Waterloo Faculty of Engineering

Published: September 21, 2021

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