Natural Gas Vehicle Challenge

Each year, university teams compete in a variety of static and dynamic events that range from oral presentations to on-road vehicle testing to communications and business tactics. These static and dynamic events are judged by industry sponsors and professionals, both throughout the year and in-person at the year-end competition.

Below includes more detail about event awards and winners:


  • 1st Place: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 2nd Place: Colorado State University
  • 3rd Place: Concordia University
  • 4th Place: Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
  • 5th Place: California State University, Northridge


  • 1st Place: Concordia University
  • 2nd Place: General Motors Institute/Kettering
  • 3rd Place: University of Maryland
  • 4th Place: University of Toronto
  • 5th Place: Texas Tech University
  • Best Fuel Economy: Northwestern University
  • Best Emission: Northwestern University


  • 1st Place: Northwestern University
  • 2nd Place: Texas Tech University
  • 3rd Place: University of Texas, Austin
  • 4th Place: Old Dominion University
  • 5th Place: University of Maryland