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.
Revving Up Sustainability: Journey with Green Racing at Road AtlantaNovember 1, 2023
At the heart of motorsports, the world of racing has long been associated with high-octane excitement and roaring engines. But what if the thrill of the race can go hand […]
That’s a Wrap! The Fall Workshop Concludes at MathWorksOctober 9, 2023
From October 5-7 EcoCAR teams, sponsors and organizers gathered at the MathWorks headquarters in Natick MA for the Year 2 Fall Workshop. The event kicked off with a warm welcome [...]
Welcome to the Year 2 Fall WorkshopOctober 5, 2023
In the second year of the EcoCAR EV Challenge, a four-year collegiate automotive engineering competition, students can expect nothing short of an unparalleled learning opportunity during the Year Two Workshop [...]
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, [...]
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