The U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors and MathWorks Launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks today announced the launch of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) revealing the 12 competing universities and the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for the competition.

The headline sponsors are the U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors, and MathWorks, and the challenge is managed by Argonne National Laboratory, making EcoCAR the ultimate training ground for future leaders in the automotive industry…

The participating universities include:

Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, FL)
Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA)
McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)
The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)
Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)