Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions
North America's Premier Collegiate Automotive Engineering Competitions
Established in 1988 by the U.S. Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory in partnership with the automotive industry, Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions (AVTCs) are North America’s premier collegiate automotive engineering competitions and DOE’s flagship workforce development program for future automotive engineers. AVTCs engage students from middle school through higher education, creating a pipeline that both encourages students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and has seeded more than 30,000 graduates into industry, helping to build the diverse workforce needed for the U.S. to be competitive in the global marketplace.
Ready, set, goat: Mathworks’ Speedgoat training readying EcoCAR teams for industryOctober 4, 2023
The hum of the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ’s motor will be music to the EcoCAR EV Challenge teams’ ears. In this four-year collegiate automotive engineering competition, students will disassemble the Cadillac […]
GT Unveils the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ at SCC KickoffSeptember 20, 2023
Last week the Georgia Tech EcoCAR Team unveiled the long-awaited Cadillac LYRIQ at the yearly Student Competition Center (SCC) Kickoff. This event invites each SCC team to the Georgia Tech [...]
Where Are They Now: Ryan AlexanderJuly 13, 2023
Only a select few participants of Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions (AVTCs) can reflect on their time as a student, organizer, AND sponsor. Included in these few exceptions is Ryan Alexander, [...]
EcoCAR Equity in Mobility: Community ChallengeJune 30, 2023
From mobility infrastructure to passenger vehicle design, the Equity in Mobility: Community Challenge, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, charged EcoCAR students with researching issues that impact local underserved [...]
EcoCAR Excellence in LeadershipJune 22, 2023
The EcoCAR Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes the skills that are critical for engineers, project managers and communicators to be successful within the EcoCAR project and throughout their careers. This [...]
Dr. Juan Calderon Receives Outstanding Faculty AwardJune 12, 2023
The Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award recognizes exceptional efforts made by EcoCAR Faculty members who have positively integrated EcoCAR goals, objectives, and activities into their university’s undergraduate engineering curriculum, how they [...]
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