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Month: February, 2011

Philip Chipman’s Electric Wind to compete in EI2

13 February, 2011 (23:56) | Automotive Information, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

Phil Chipman, a local inventor, is returning to the UCI Energy Invitational with his electric three-wheeler. In last year’s event, Phil’s Electric Wind won the award for maximum projected distance on $1.00 worth of energy.

Here is a photo of his vehicle:

Chipman's Electric Car

Chipman's Electric Car

Here is another view:

Chipman's Electric Car 2

Chipman's Electric Car 2

For more photos, select this link for his webpage.

UCLA Supermileage may join Energy Invitational

13 February, 2011 (23:46) | Automotive Information, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

Melody Vo of the UCLA Super mileage team reports that the change in dates of the Energy Invitational may affect their plans to attend this event. Here is the photo of their proposed entry which competed successfully in Shell Eco-Marathon.

UCLA Supermileage

UCLA Supermileage

Brian Wang to compete in the Energy Invitational

13 February, 2011 (23:29) | Automotive Information, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

Brian Wang has sent some photographs of the vehicle he plans to enter into the 2011 UCI Energy Invitational.

Here is one:

Brian Wang 1

Brian Wang 1

Here is another view of the car:

Brian Wang 2

Brian Wang 2

And a photo of the driver’s compartment:

Brian Wang 3

Brian Wang 3

Energy Invitational: March 29-30, 2011

13 February, 2011 (23:21) | Automotive Information, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

The 2011 UCI Energy Invitational is Tuesday and Wednesday, March 29-30, 2011 at the Streets of Willow Springs. Please see our web-page.