Engineering More Sustainable Vehicles

Posted on June 9, 2005  Comments (0)

Challenge X is a:

three-year competition will provide engineering schools an opportunity to participate in hands-on research and development with leading-edge automotive propulsion, fuels, materials, and emissions-control technologies.

Teams are from 17 Universities including: the University of Wisconsin – Madison and the University of Texas at Austin.

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Competition

Posted on June 6, 2005  Comments (0)

DARPA Grand Challenge:

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) today announced the 40 teams selected to advance to the semifinals of the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 autonomous ground vehicle competition. The teams come from 14 states and Canada and represent varied backgrounds including universities, individuals, corporations, and a high school.

The team that develops an autonomous ground vehicle that finishes the designated route most quickly within 10 hours will receive $2 million.

Only if a team succeeds will the the money be paid. Last year no team succeeded.