• Start Your Engines, NCSU!

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    Following the Year 2 Final Competition last year, the North Carolina State University (NCSU) EcoCAR 2 team, at the suggestion of the competition organizers, decided to abandon developing a custom… View Article

  • Where Are They Now: NCSU’s Ali Seyam

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    Since he can remember, NCSU EcoCAR alumnus Ali Seyam has had an interest in the automotive industry. Other interests have come and gone through the years, but his passion for… View Article

  • NCSU Communications Manager Brings EcoCAR to Local News

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    While many are concerned with high gas prices, some students are taking the wheel to find another solution. In this Connect-A-Million-Minds report, News 14 Carolina reporter and NCSU EcoCAR 2… View Article

  • NCSU Engineers Compete in Senior Design Courses

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    By Dr. Ewan Pritchard During the last week of NC State University’s fall semester, all engineering students competed for coveted first place finishes in their senior design courses. I was… View Article

  • Electric Vehicle Awareness Week at NCSU

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    The EcoCAR 2 team at NCSU took part in a local event called Electric Vehicle Awareness Week, hosted by Advanced Energy, from October 1- October 6. This week-long event began… View Article

  • NCSU’s Long, Impressive Road to “Most Improved”

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    Looking back at EcoCAR Finals 2010, it’s easy to see a school that placed very well, won lots of events, took home awards and overall, excelled at competition. But often,… View Article

  • Mark Your Calendar: NCSU and UW EcoCAR Teams Host Web chat on Thursday, February 25

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    What is it like to build a “green” car from scratch? How far can an EcoCAR drive on a tank of gas? Where does an A123Systems battery go in an electric car? What decision did one… View Article

  • Relive the Year Three Competition and List of Winners

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    The Year Three Competition has come to an end, and it was Ohio State University who took home the 1st Place Overall award, with University of Washington and Penn State… View Article

  • Teams Compete in Dynamic Testing at Year Three Competition

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    Despite the dreary weather in Michigan, spirits were high as the EcoCAR 2 students pushed through Day 4 at General Motors Milford Proving Grounds. It was a very exciting day… View Article

  • NC State Refines Their Regenerative Braking System

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    The NCSU EcoCAR 2 team has focused on the refinement and optimization of their 2013 Chevy Malibu in Year Three. The supervisory control and the sub-system controls algorithms have been… View Article

  • Reporting from NC State, Meet Carly Swanson

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    Meet Carly Swanson – the punny Communications Manager of the EcoCAR 2 team at NC State! Carly has worked on the team for two years now, achieving deliverables, preparing media… View Article

  • Great Scott! Meet NC State’s Team Leader, Scott Blackwelder

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    Scott Blackwelder is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at North Carolina State University, and the NC State EcoCAR 2 team leader. Scott, or Scotty, as the team likes to… View Article