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About the Battery Workforce Challenge

The Battery Workforce Challenge collegiate competition is a three-year engineering competition that challenges North American universities and their community college partners to design, build, test and integrate an advanced EV battery pack into a Stellantis vehicle.

Competition Vision and Goals

The Battery Workforce Challenge is an immersive, hands-on learning experience for all students to gain valuable engineering skills that transcend the classroom environment. Students will:

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Battery Workforce Challenge names year one champion teams

May 10, 2024
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Ram ProMaster electric van selected for Battery Workforce Challenge collegiate competition

March 7, 2024
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BattChallenge teams ready for vehicle announcement, behind-the-scenes looks at Stellantis’ operations

February 28, 2024
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Historically Black Institution Jackson State University Chosen to Participate in Battery Workforce Challenge

February 27, 2024
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Jackson State only HBCU selected to help craft battery of the future

February 15, 2024
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Headline Sponsors

The U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, will provide program management, team evaluation and logistical support to educate the next generation of automotive industry engineers. This unique collaboration aims to streamline EV technology development in the automotive industry.

Stellantis will provide each competing team with a production vehicle, vehicle components, seed money, technical mentoring and operational support.

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Become a Sponsor

Take ownership in training the future battery and EV workforce. Become a BattChallenge sponsor and mentor the next generation of game-changers.

Explore the Teams

Explore the 12 North American universities teams and their vocational school partners that have been selected to participate in the Battery Workforce Challenge collegiate competition.

Team Spotlight

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University/ Bethune-Cookman University

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