Wayne State Leaps Into Year Two

Wayne State’s EcoCar 2 Team, the Hybrid Warriors, celebrated the start of Year Two of the competition last Thursday as they officially received their 2013 Chevrolet Malibu from General Motors.

A press conference was held in the Marvin I. Danto Engineering Development Center lobby with attendance from Allan Gilmour, president of Wayne State University; the dean of the college of engineering, Dr. Farshad Fotouhi; Dr. Jerry Ku, supervising faculty for the EcoCAR 2 team; representatives from sponsors and representatives from various news media. Highlights of the conference included speeches from President Gilmour, Idan Regev and Dr. Fotouhi.

With Year Two off to an exciting start, the team will continue striving to “Aim Hybrid” for the duration of the competition.

For more information about this event check out this Detroit Free Press article: http://www.freep.com/article/20120621/NEWS09/120621055