OwnerUniversity of Ontario Institute of Technology
LocationOshawa, Ontario Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2009 Saturn Vue
UOIT is one of 16 North American schools participating in EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge. The three year competition, initiated by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by Argonne National Laboratory, challenges students to reduce the environmental impact by redesigning a GM-donated vehicle to be more energy efficient. UOIT is the only school that developed a Full Function Electric Vehicle for the competition.
MotorGeneral Motors S-10 EV motor 3-Phase AC
Capable of delivering 110kW of power (148 hp) to power our vehicle.
DrivetrainOur vehicle is powered by 84 high energy density lithium polymer battery cells and boasts a range of up to 400km.
Batteries0.00 Volt,
Top Speed100 MPH (160 KPH)
Range400 Miles (643 Kilometers)
Curb Weight4,315 Pounds (1,961 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeEcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge is a 3 year competition that will come to a close in June, 2011.
Conversion CostWe are incredibly grateful to all of our sponsors, without whom our participation in this project would not be possible. Many of the components we used were acquired from generous local donors. For a full list of our team and competition sponsors please visit www.uoit.ca/ecocar
For more information about our team and the competition, please visit our website at WebPage

You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter, searchable as UOIT EcoCAR

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