August 28, 2014 Leave a comment
Welcome Back to School!
Students Building Alternative Fuel Vehicles
May 12, 2014 2 Comments
Congratulations to our friends at from Tustin High School’s T-Tech Engineering Program! We learned via email they are celebrating a first place finish at the 2014 UC Irvine Energy Invitational in Riverside, CA this past weekend.
Tustin High School’s engineering program is a favorite of ours as they use our Racer8 electric go kart as their race vehicle. We also had the team on our Podcast last year when they were the runners up for the 2013 Invitational. Read more of this post
May 8, 2014 Leave a comment
It’s student racing season! Whether you are racing in the Shell EcoMarathon, Electrathon, National Science Bowl, California Energy Invitational, Formula Student, Formula Hybrid, Formula Electric, the Nürburgring Nordschleife or other alternatively fueled race, the winner is most definitely the planet!
Thousands of miles will be raced with thousands of gallons and decibels of noise pollution being reduced. Not to mention the thousands of students and millions of brain cells enhanced through the design of automobiles that use less gasoline. Hybrid, hydrogen, compressed natural gas, electric, bio-diesel, ethanol… they’re all here. Enjoy our gallery of Student Racers below the fold! Read more of this post
April 29, 2014 Leave a comment
Solid driving by junior T.J. Blanchette and senior Lisa Reed along with good engineering by the Mill Creek High School Electrathon team resulted in a first place finish for the Hawks during the April 19 Electrathon America race at Forsyth Central High School in Cumming, Ga.
The race consisted of two, hour-long heats in which drivers attempted to cover the greatest distance possible within the allotted time. High schools represented at the race included Mill Creek, Grayson, Lambert, Rabun County, Brooks County, South Forysth, North Forsyth and Forsyth Central. Read More
April 24, 2014 Leave a comment
(Crestview News Bulletin) CRESTVIEW — For the first time in Crestview High School history, students will participate in an electric car race.
VIDEO: Watch a test run of a CHS electic car>>
Two teams will enter battery-powered cars in the sixth annual Emerald Coast Electrathon 120 Classic, scheduled for April 26 at the Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola.
More than 20 local and national teams including high schools, colleges and individual enthusiasts, are expected to compete, race promoter Vaughn Nichols said. Read more of this post
April 14, 2014 Leave a comment
Electric Auto Shop founder Mike Mack joins the latest episode of the Podcast. It’s hard keeping up with Mike traveling up and down the State of California, meeting with prospective schools, attending education conferences and delivering ChassisLab and Racer8 kits. So we’re glad he could jump online and share the latest with us. PODCAST – Listen Here Read more of this post
March 5, 2014 Leave a comment
Michael Mack, the founder of Electric Auto Shop, joined the podcast today to give us an update from the Educating for Careers Conference March 2-4 in Sacramento, California. The annual conference is a three-day professional development event surrounding career technical education (CTE). PODCAST: Listen here