Our car is up and running again after a 4 month hiatus in the UVic EcoCAR 2 garage.
A few team members were there filming the event. Here is team lead John Walsh with his comment:
"The team has been working hard, and I'm exhausted after a full day of working on our dyno in preparation for final equipment commissioning."
"We were having... (Click to read more)
A great turnout of 240 registered students participated at the University of Victoria faculty of engineering high school tour event earlier today. Students from the Greater Victoria region approach our booth and asked about our design,
team members Cameron Dallas, Owen Marshall, and a new volunteer Charles Jumbo discussed their role with EcoCAR... (Click to read more)
Earlier today the UVic EcoCAR team put on a skill development seminar in conjunction with the UVic branch of IEEE. About 40 eager first and second year students spent part of their Saturday learning how to use Matlab. We couldn't resist the opportunity to tell them a bit about EcoCAR and how Matlab & Simulink enable us to do the amazing things we... (Click to read more)
The UVic EcoCAR team parcipated in the Bug Push event that happened this Sunday. The team raised $60 and pushed the bug around Ring Road, once in just over 8 minutes, or about 13.4 km/h! We attribute this to our experience in pushing our vehicle around, which weights approximately three times that of the hollowed-out bug!
The Bug Push is... (Click to read more)