Steve Mertl Vancouver Correspondent Steve Mertl is Vancouver Correspondent for Automotive News Canada. [email protected] (604) 551-8653 Vancouver Correspondent See All Staff Page Recent Stories Porsche teams with Epic Games on design breakthrough Porsche has partnered with video game maker Epic Games and Nvidia, a leader in graphic processing hardware, to demonstrate what they tout as a breakthrough in computer design rendering. BlackBerry strikes deal with Chinese parts supplier Former smartphone giant BlackBerry has increased its footprint in the auto sector after striking a deal with China's Yanfeng Visteon. A closer look at Magna's fuel cell and battery electric hybrid engine Magna International's new hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric hybrid platform is right on track when it comes to the direction fuel cell vehicles are headed, one expert says. Magna shopping its hydrogen fuel-cell range extender for EVs Magna is shopping around a hydrogen fuel-cell platform as a range extender for battery EVs. It allows a vehicle to recharge its battery on the move.