Our plan is to provide a hands on education on the automotive industry and the exploration of technology for tomorrow’s demanding world for our students participating in the competition. Through the involvement of the competition: students have the opportunity to craft a superior performance hybrid while educating the next generation of automotive engineers and industry leaders. Ours students as well as our faculty come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences which allows them to engage in creative and innovative ideas. Through the competition students employ the university’s rich history of craftsmanship and manufacturing prowess while collaborating with organizations all throughout Southern California. Our goal is to impact the surrounding communities, schools and law enforcement to spark an interest in environmentally friendly alternatives as well as an education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).