EcoCAR made its second big announcement of the SAE 2011 World Congress today, when DOE’s David Sandalow named the sixteen teams selected to participate in EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future. The North American colleges and universities competing in EcoCAR 2 will be:

    • California State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Colorado State University  (Fort Collins, CO)
    • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, FL)
    • Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)
    • North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
    • The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
    • Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
    • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
    • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, IN)
    • University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada)
    • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
    • University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
    • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
    • University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)
    • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
    • Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)

      Please join us in congratulating these schools on being selected. Engineers on all sixteen teams will spend the next three years developing innovative ways to reduce the environmental impact of a GM-donated Chevrolet Malibu without compromising performance, safety and consumer appeal. To learn more about North America’s Premier Collegiate Automotive Engineering Competition, go to

      We can’t wait to see what the teams come up with!