On Thursday, April 24, representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors (GM) will officially launch the next Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition series, EcoCAR 3, in Washington D.C.
During the event, the selected universities for EcoCAR 3 will be announced, as well as the vehicle platform for the competition. Special appearances include:
- Dr. Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy
- Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
- Mark Peters, Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs, Argonne National Laboratory
- John Calabrese, Vice President of Global Vehicle Engineering at General Motors
EcoCAR 3 teams will spend the next four years redesigning and reengineering a General Motors-donated vehicle in an effort to minimize the environmental impact and petroleum consumption while maintaining its performance, safety, and consumer appeal.
So join us LIVE as we announce EcoCAR 3 for the first time on April 24, 2014 at 7 PM ET. To watch the live video, please visit www.youtube.com/avtcseries or click on the video below.