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Friday, June 22, 2012

Year 2 Kickoff Event

Wayne State’s EcoCar2 Team, the Hybrid Warriors, celebrated the start of year two of the competition on June 21, 2012.

A press conference was held in the Marvin I. Danto Engineering Development Center lobby with attendance from the dean of the college of engineering, Dr. Farshad Fotouhi; Allan Gilmour, president of Wayne State University; Dr. Jerry Ku, supervising faculty for the EcoCAR 2 team; representatives from sponsors and representatives from various news media.

Highlights of the conference included speeches from President Gilmour, Idan Regev and Dr. Fotouhi. More importantly, the EcoCAR2 officially received the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu from General Motors.

With year 2 off to an exciting start, the team will continue to strive to “Aim Hybrid” for the duration of the competition.

For more information about this event visit:

From left to right; Dr. Jane Fitzgibbon, Dr. Jerry Ku, President Allan Gilmour, Dr. Farshad Fotouhi, Sonya Sepahban (Senior Vice President of General Dynamics Land Systems), Catherine Mitchell, Jessie LeTarte, Idan Regev, Katelyn O'Neal, Mengjia Cao, Ahmed Uddin, Kevin Snyder, Musab Al-Hadrusi, Shaun Berkeley
Written by outreach member Catherine Mitchell.

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