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Welcome to the official AVTC blog, Green Garage Blog. The Green Garage Blog is comprised of stories highlighting various elements of AVTCs, including stories written by students that feature team updates & achievements.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visits the McMaster Automotive Resource Center to Speak with McMaster EcoCAR Team

Written by: Kyle Wyndham-West On January 25th, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and cabinet visited the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC) at the end of their three-day retreat […]
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MPP Fife Visits UWAFT

April 24, 2023

Written by: Avery Cantlon Last month the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) of Waterloo, Catherine Fife, visited the UWAFT garage. Fife has been an elected official for 4 years and […]

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STEM Support at UCR

April 4, 2023

Written by: Trang Bui The University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology at the Bourns College of Engineering (CE-CERT) is home to the University’s EcoCAR team. The [...]

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Driven by Diversity, The UT Austin EcoCAR’s Direction to an Inclusive Automotive Sector

March 23, 2023

Written by Sherwin Shan, Noah Muniz Aside from competing in the EcoCAR EV Challenge, the University of Texas at Austin’s EcoCAR (UT Austin EcoCAR) team aims to serve a more [...]

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Old Meets New

March 21, 2023

Written by: Grace Yeh  During the EcoCAR EV Challenge, The Ohio State University will be collaborating with Wilberforce University to form a dynamic, diverse, and impressive team. Old will meet [...]

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Seeking Success: How McMaster EcoCAR is Empowering Women in STEM Leadership

March 8, 2023

Written by: Rida Khan and Kyle Wyndham-West Diversity is a crucial component of the McMaster EcoCAR team. Diverse backgrounds, opinions and leadership are important to the team’s performance as the [...]

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ERAU & BCU Women in STEM are Leading the EV Charge

March 2, 2023

Written by: Skye Myers The Embry-Riddle / Bethune Cookman EcoCAR EV Challenge team strives for equal female representation on their collaborative team. Currently, 40% of the student leadership positions are [...]


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EcoCAR EV Challenge Launch Workshop

The EcoCAR EV Challenge Launch Workshop took place April 22-23, 2022 in Washington D.C. The event kicked off with a press conference at the U.S. Department of Energy where Energy [...]

General Motors Women in STEM Award Winners

June 7, 2023

Each year, General Motors proudly sponsors the EcoCAR Women in STEM Awards, which honor women from across the various STEM disciplines who are demonstrating outstanding technical excellence and accomplishments through [...]


#LikeABosch Around the World at Disney’s EPCOT

June 1, 2023

For the EcoCAR Year 1 Competition Welcome Night event, Leadership-Level sponsor, Bosch, hosted the EcoCAR Teams at EPCOT in Orlando, FL for a #LikeABosch Around the World event! Previous Next [...]


The Ohio State University & Wilberforce University Team Claims Top Spot in Year One of the EcoCAR EV Challenge

May 26, 2023

The Ohio State University & Wilberforce University Team has been named the winner of Year One of the EcoCAR EV Challenge. Coming in second were West Virginia University and the [...]


Welcome to the EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Competition

May 21, 2023

Over 300 EcoCAR participating team members, sponsor, and organizers have arrived in Orlando, Florida to celebrate the conclusion of Year 1 of the EcoCAR EV Challenge.   There is much [...]


dSPACE AUTERA Hands-on Workshop

April 14, 2023

This weekend, dSPACE will be hosting an AUTERA Hands-on Workshop at their facility in Wixom, MI. The dSPACE AUTERA Hands-on Workshop will welcome EcoCAR Connected and Automated (CAV) and Systems [...]


EcoCAR EV Challenge Winter Workshop Wraps in Austin

February 7, 2023

Last week the EcoCAR Teams, Sponsors, and Organizers gathered at the Hotel Viata in Austin, TX from February 2-4, 2023, for the EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Winter Workshop! Although the [...]

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