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EcoCAR 2011

"Introducing the "Engine" Behind UWAFT's Vehicle Design"

December 15, 2011: UWAFT will use the dSPACE Mid-Size HIL Simulator to test the supervisory controller for their 2013 Chevrolet Malibu.

Embry-Riddle Receives Software Contributions for EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future

December 08, 2011: dSPACE contributed various products for student use on the EcoCAR 2 program.

EcoCAR 2 Winter Workshop

December 02, 2011: dSPACE and Freescale are hosting a week-long winter workshop for 150+ university students and faculty advisors.

Embry-Riddle Receives Software Contributions for EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future

December 08, 2011: dSPACE contributed various products for student use on the EcoCAR 2 program.

EcoCAR Year 3 Finals – Sponsor Social

June 20, 2011: After three years EcoCAR: The NeXT Challenge has come to an end.

dSPACE Tools for Rapid Development of UWAFT EcoCAR

April 29, 2011: The University of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team (UWAFT) is always looking for ways to bring their work to a higher level.

dSPACE a Sponsor of EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future

April 20, 2011: dSPACE Inc. has volunteered to be a platinum sponsor of EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future – a three-year engineering competition challenging students from 16 North American universities to design a powertrain architecture utilizing electric drive vehicle technology.

Interview with dSPACE's Vincent Sabatini regarding the EcoCAR 2 competition

April 16, 2011: AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo reports from inside Cobo Center for the 2011 SAE World Congress.

Ohio State University (OSU): dSPACE Tools Keep EcoCAR Team on Track February 10, 2011: The OSU EcoCAR team has developed an Electric Range Extending Vehicle (EREV) that employs a dedicated E85 engine. UVic EcoCAR Stays in the Loop with dSPACE HIL system

January 28, 2011: Two of the major focuses of the EcoCAR Challenge have been Model-Based Design and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) simulation. These techniques allow teams to test everything from failures to fuel economy using a virtual vehicle model. They also help to ensure that a robust, reliable and safe control system makes its way into the car.