Taking on the Valeo Innovation Challenge
Two Canadian teams-the University of Ottawa and the University of
Waterloo-finished in the top 3 among about 1,000 other universities
from around the world in this challenge devoted to spurring
innovative ideas for transportation.
Colorado State University designs fuel-cell plug-in
Competing in the EcoCAR2 competition using a Chevrolet Malibu, the
Colorado State team designed a system that features a 15-kW polymer
electrolyte membrane fuel cell system, an 18.9-kW•h/177-kW
lithium-ion battery, and a 145-kW motor.
Cal State Fullerton combines art and
Team's submission on its Formula SAE car won first place in the
second annual Generation Auto video contest organized in part by
Collaborative research project leads to potentially
swarming VTOL UAVs
The AVIGLE VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) unmanned aerial
vehicle was developed via collaboration by a variety of entities
for a variety of applications. RWTH Aachen University developed the
drone's aerodynamic shape.