Freescale Hosts the Year One Winter Workshop

The EcoCAR 3 Year One Winter Workshop will be held at Freescale’s headquarters in Austin, Texas  from January 14-18, 2015!

During the Winter Workshop, teams will dive into the details for the remainder of Year One, including training on each swimlane and more about project management, controls, DFMEA, waivers, communications, and more. Students will also take part in advanced sponsor training from Argonne’s Autonomie, Freescale, ETAS, dSPACE, GKN Driveline, and Vector.


WW FB BannerFor the first time this year, teams will have the opportunity to present to industry professionals on their stakeholder status, SMS, and innovation ideas. The first in-person presentations will prepare the students for the Year One competition later this June.

Communication students also have the opportunity to visit 7th and 8th grade students at Decker Middle School for an education day. They will also visit and tour the Austin capitol with the local Clean Cities Coalition. Student get to hear from two state representatives, as well as Clean Cities stakeholders from the Austin Council of Governments and ProTech Fuels.

We look forward to the Year One Winter Workshop!