We are Purdue! What we make moves the world forward.

We are the Purdue University EcoCAR 2 team. We are a group of students from programs across the university who are are engaged in the EcoCAR 2 competition. EcoCAR 2 is a three-year competition that builds on the 25-year history of DOE Advanced Vehicle Tecnology Competitions by giving engineering students the chance to design and build advanced vehicles that demonstrate cutting-edge automotive technologies. Read more about EcoCAR 2 here or about our vehicle architecture here.

Accomplishments (2012)


Best HIL Demonstration at Winter Workshop
First in the Women in the Engineering Award
Second in Controls Presentation
Second in Freescale Innovation Award
Third in the Year One HIL Evaluation
Third demonstration of effective use of dSpace HIL equipment