UWAFT Meets Challenges Head-On

As the name suggests, working on EcoCAR: The NeXt “Challenge” has resulted in a number of complex engineering challenges for the University of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team over the past three years. These challenges range from programming the various controllers and systems within the vehicle to trying to get new components to fit within the stock vehicle frame. In order to meet these challenges, UWAFT’s engineering students have found creative ways to redesign the GM-donated vehicle into a hydrogen fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric.

Check out the video below to learn about three of the major engineering challenges UWAFT has experienced this year and how the team solved them!