Parked at the Statehouse: OSU Team Meets with Influencers

The Ohio State EcoCAR 3 team headed down to the Ohio Statehouse recently to speak with state legislators about the EcoCAR 3 competition and give legislators a look at the Ohio State team’s 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.OSU_ParkedattheStatehouseOSUTeamMeetswithInfluencers_2

Everyone had a great time –the legislators were able to get a peek under the hood of the Camaro and see exactly what the team has been working on. To help with the visuals, the team brought their 3D-printed powertrain of the Camaro to display at the event. It was a great way for the team to talk about the exciting and innovative technology coming out of The Ohio State University.

Legislators and staffers alike were in attendance, coming out to speak with the team about the redesigned Camaro and the team’s accomplishments over the past three years of the competition. Representative Adam Miller, Representative Richard Brown, Senator Frank LaRose and others were there learning about EcoCAR 3 and were welcomed to interact with the team and check out the championship car.


Team members were fueled up to talked about the plans for Year Four of the competition, and what the team is doing to bring the Camaro’s performance to new and exciting heights.

The team had a great time meeting with multiple Ohio senators and representatives, and were also able to share information about the competition with some passers-by who saw the car and came over to talk.


Check out the team’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more photos from the event.