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60 Best British Columbia Automotive Startups – The Future of Transportation

This article showcases our top picks for the best British Columbia based Automotive companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Automotive industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top British Columbia Automotive Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Damon Motors

Damon Motors

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Damon is making motorcycles safer and smarter to unleash the full potential of personal mobility for the world’s commuters.

Canada Drives

Canada Drives

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Canada Drives has been transforming car shopping in Canada since 2010, with the mission to be the easiest place to buy and sell your car.

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Electra Meccanica

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Electra Meccanica is a development-stage company that plans, develops, manufactures, and sells single person electric vehicles.

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Freightera

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Freightera is the only online B2B freight marketplace in North America offering instant all-inclusive freight quotes

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VINN Automotive Technologies

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VINN is an automotive e-commerce platform.

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Nireeka Technologies Inc.

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The Most Affordable Smart eBike

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GreenPower Motor Company

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GreenPower Motor Company develops electric powered vehicles for commercial markets.

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Velofix

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Velofix is a full-service mobile bike shop operator.

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Universal Group

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Universal Group is an traffic management and control services provider industry.

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Alinker

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Alinker is a company that has created a bike for people who have problems using a traditional bike.

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My Parts Club

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My Parts Club connects car owners and mechanics and offers a lifetime supply of parts and roadside assistance for only a few bucks a month.

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WrenchPatrol

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WrenchPatrol certified mobile auto mechanics.

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UonMap

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UonMap is a company providing monitoring and safety services for people and vehicles around the globe.

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PRT

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PRT is North America’s largest producer of container-grown forest seedlings.

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Athena Organic Farm + Eco-Retreat

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With California experiencing record droughts, anticipated to continue for possibly decades, and over 70% of BC produce being imported.

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Westport Fuel Systems

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Westport Fuel Systems are inventors, engineers, manufacturers and suppliers of advanced clean fuel systems and components.

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Westport Innovations

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Westport engineers the world’s most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles. More than that, we are fundamentally changing the way the

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Carsurfing.com

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Carsurfing.com is a web platform that facilitates car surfing activities.

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Panago Pizza

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Panago is a Canadian pizza delivery and takeout chain with over 180 locations

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Iris Dynamics Ltd.

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To transform how machines and humans interact. To bridge the physical gap between muscle and motor.

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MODO Co-Operative

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MODO Co-Operative is an automobile rental and leasing co-operative network with a goal to making a car pooling active community.

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Direct Tap

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Provide a better logistical service to craft liquor manufacturers in British Columbia.

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Mr. Lube

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Mr. Lube is Canada’s leading quick lube provider in the routine automotive maintenance sector.

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Altrom

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Altrom Group is one of North America’s leading wholesale distributors of OEM import car parts and top quality alternatives.

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Convertus

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Convertus provides marketing services to auto dealerships with an emphasis on web searches.

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Lift Auto Group

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Lift Auto Group is an owner and operator of a network of automotive collision repair centers.

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Kelso Technologies

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Kelso supplies railroad equipment and is involved in the design, engineering, sales, production and distribution of patented technologies.

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Visifii

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Visifii provides effective digital advertising solutions to franchised and non-franchised automotive dealerships across North America.

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KMS Tools

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KMS Tools is a Tools and Equipment is an industrial distributor that carries a huge selection of tools.

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Canadian Automobile Association

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CAA is one of the largest consumer-based organizations in Canada.

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Akimbo Technologies

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Automotive Cyber Security Software

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Grande West Transportation

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Grande West Transportation designs, engineers, and manufactures mid-size buses for transit authorities and commercial enterprises.

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Lordco Auto Parts

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Lordco Auto Parts is a distributor & retailer of automotive parts and accessories.

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AutoHouse Technologies

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AutoHouse has developed proprietary, revolutionary post-consumer-sales software for this market on a SaaS.

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Machinery Analytics

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Deep learning software for vehicle & machinery failure prediction and detection.

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Eagle Ridge GM Chevrolet Buick GMC

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New & Used Car Dealer with Sales, Lease, Service & Parts Departments

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Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation

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Automotive fuel cells are currently one of the most viable technologies capable of achieving a significant long-term reduction in carbon

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Ecoservice Group

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Ecoservice Group is a provider of a carshare operating platform intended to facilitate public transportation using connected mobility.

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RIMEX

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RIMEX Supply engages in the manufacturing of automobile parts with a focus on the inception and repairs of wheels.

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Hyperlight Systems

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The ultimate human experience is hands-free movement through physical barriers. Our mission is to bring hands-free access to everyone.

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North Shore Home Services Ltd

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We’ve been serving our customers around

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Rack Attack

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Rack Attack is a retailer focused on the sale, installation and servicing of automotive racks and hitches.

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Flash Auto Detailing

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We’re a family-owned Automotive Reconditioning business that has been running for 3 years (as of May 30, 2014).

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Fetch Auto

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Fetch Auto is a platform where Canadians can buy, sell and finance private sale vehicles.

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Jim Pattison Lease

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JP Lease provides flexible and innovative customized fleet management and vehicle leasing to commercial and public sector enterprises.

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Permatrack Systems

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Permatrack Systems is a leading innovator in the Premium Rail heat treatment and rail recycling industry.

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AVI Sound

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AVI sound is a manufacturer of car audio speakers and electronic accessories.

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Paintshield Technology

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Software & services company and creator of the Paintshield Pattern Program (P3) operating with research & development and design facilities.

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OK Tire

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OK Tire manufactures the tyre and provides mechanical services, brakes, shocks, oil changes, exhaust, cooling systems and road service.

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Pacific Insight

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Pacific Insight is a global solutions provider offering design, development, manufacturing and delivery of electronic products.

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Rapid Electric Vehicles

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Rapid Electric Vehicles is a company that specializes in electrification solutions.

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Synergy Engineering

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Synergy provides complete end-to-end solutions for large scope mining and material handing operations.

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Modula Racks

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Modula Racks is an online shop that provides roof racks, cargo boxes and cargo management accessories.

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ARKTOS Developments

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ARKTOS Developments engages in the manufacture of amphibious craft that helps convey people and equipment in and out of inaccessible zones.

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GSA Auto Rentals Ltd.

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Specializing in Weekly, Monthly and Long Term Rentals. Great rates for safe, clean, well maintained pre-owned vehicles.

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Aether Catalyst

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Aether Catalyst is a chemical industry company that utilizes industry standard testing and aging protocols.

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OGO Car Share Co-op

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OGO Car Share Co-op is a social enterprise that gives Okanagan drivers more affordable & environmentally responsible transportation option.

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Carburetor

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Carburetor is a CRM software that consists of SFA tools and an integrated analytics engine.

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AutoMudo

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AutoMudo.io is for buying and selling vehicles. AutoMudo lets users to search for vehicles from multiple classified sites from one website.

Canada Drives

eBrake Technologies Inc.

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eBrake to Stop Distracted Driving. eBrake locks drivers from their device when motion is detected – but grants passengers unrestricted use.

Written by Warren Tesla

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