March 2015

    • Diesel gets a promotion at SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge
      The main rules change for the 2015 season is creation of a new engine category (diesel), the event's organizer notes in providing an overview of the SAE Collegiate Design Series competition.
    • Wisconsin-Stout puts faith in gearbox redesign for Baja
      Blue Devil Racing Team believes packaging and durability advantages more than offset weight and low-end-torque penalties.
    • Test cell at Kansas University does double duty
      Single-cylinder engine test cell designed for research into biodiesel also serves as an instruction tool for students.
    • University of Michigan students have hand in Volt battery reliability
      Technology co-developed by U of M monitors the quality of welds used in the joining of Chevy Volt battery cells.