April 28, 2022: McMaster University 1 of 2 Canadian institutions selected for premier EcoCAR EV Challenge

McMaster University has been chosen as one of 15 institutions across North America to engineer a 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ in the EcoCAR EV Challenge.
Students at McMaster University will be getting exclusive hands-on experience in automotive R&D as part of a cutting-edge Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition
A select group of institutions across North America will be engineering and optimizing a battery electric vehicle in the EcoCAR EV Challenge, a four-year competition series.  
Reflecting real-world experience of working in the industry, students will design, build and refine advanced electric propulsion systems and connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies.
The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, MathWorks and General Motors (GM) and is set to begin in fall 2022. GM will be donating a 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ to each of the teams.
McMaster is one of only two Canadian universities on the list of participants. A full list of selected institutions is available in the media release.
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