Award-winning EcoCAR 2 team to appear at Stocker Chevrolet

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State’s Advanced Vehicle Team is giving the public a look at its award-winning EcoCAR 2 at a consumer event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 29, at Stocker Chevrolet on 701 Benner Pike in State College, Pa.

Team members will be on hand to discuss the EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future competition, the team’s series plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and the practical benefits of hybrid vehicles. Visitors also will get the opportunity to ride in the team’s HEV.

EcoCAR 2 is a three-year competition sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy that features 15 universities across North America competing to re-engineer a Chevrolet Malibu into a hybrid electric vehicle without compromising performance, safety and consumer acceptability.

The Penn State team won first place overall at the EcoCAR 2 Year Two competition in May 2013.

Contacts: 

Cheyenne Sexton

Cell Phone: 
717-449-0959
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Penn State Advanced Vehicle Team Communications Manager

Last Updated March 31, 2014