SAE 2014 International Powertrain, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, October 23

Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions (All Written Only)
(Session Code: FFL760)

Room TBD  

The EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future student vehicle competition, sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy, tasks university teams with designing, implementing and refining advanced powertrains into a conventional midsize sedan. This session presents yearly results from teams in the competition, highlighting the entire EcoCAR vehicle development process.

Organizers - Robert Jesse Alley, Argonne National Laboratory

Time Paper No. Title
Vehicle Refinement and Testing of a Series-Parallel Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
P. Christopher Manning, Eduardo D. Marquez, Leonard Figueroa, Douglas J. Nelson, Eli Hampton White, Lucas Wayne Shoults, Virginia Tech
Development & Integration of a Charge Sustaining Control Strategy for a Series-Parallel Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
P. Christopher Manning, Eli White, Eduardo Marquez, Leonard Figueroa, Lucas Shoults, Douglas Nelson, Virginia Tech
Controls Development and Vehicle Refinement for a 99% Showroom Ready Parallel Through the Road Plug-In Hybrid Electric (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Trevor Crain, Michael Ryan Mallory, Megan Cawley, Brian Fabien, Per Reinhall, University of Washington
NCSU Year Three Final Technical Report (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Di Zhu, Ewan Pritchard, North Carolina State Univ.
Refinement of a Parallel-Series PHEV for Year 3 of the EcoCAR 2 Competition (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Katherine Bovee, Amanda Hyde, Margaret Yatsko, Matthew Yard, Matthew Organiscak, Eric Gallo, Andrew Huster, Jason Ward, Giorgio Rizzoni, Shawn W. Midlam-Mohler, The Ohio State University
Design and Implementation of a Series Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle for the EcoCAR 2 Competition (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Chris D. Monaco, Chris Golecki, Benjamin Sattler, Daniel C. Haworth, Jeffrey S. Mayer, Gary Neal, Pennsylvania State Univ.
Validation and Analysis of the Fuel Cell Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Built by Colorado State University for the EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future Vehicle Competition (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Thomas Bradley, Benjamin Geller, Jake Bucher, Shawn Salisbury, Colorado State Univ.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-GTL-00001 and COLL-TP-00442, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Hybrid and Electric Powertrains Committee / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity