Year 1 Competition

About The Year 1 Competition

The EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Competition was held May 21-26, 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

For the year-end finale, EcoCAR teams gathered in Orlando to showcase their effort from Year 1 to industry sponsors and judges across each of the key the areas of the program: Engineering, Project Management, Communications, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

The competition events featured a Welcome Night sponsored by Bosch, a Team Appreciation Night Sponsored by PACCAR, a Faculty Recognition dinner, Sponsor Social Networking and Recruitment event and the Awards Ceremony.

Award Descriptions

Award Winners

Year 1 Competition Stories:

That’s a Wrap! The Fall Workshop Concludes at MathWorks

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 […]
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Welcome to the Year 2 Fall Workshop

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 [...]
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Ready, set, goat: Mathworks’ Speedgoat training readying EcoCAR teams for industry

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 [...]
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Where Are They Now: Ryan Alexander

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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EcoCAR Equity in Mobility: Community Challenge

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 [...]
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