PSU Students Prepare for EcoCAR 2 Competition

A group of Penn State University students redesigned and reengineered a Chevrolet Malibu for Argonne National Laboratory's EcoCAR 2 Competition.

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A view of the PSU Advanced Vehicle Team's car, affectionately referred to as "Bu."
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Tim Wilson (facing camera) and Issam Salloum, who just graduated from Penn State, prepare to fit a custom resonator on the exhaust system.
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Nick Wyckoff, a member of the Advanced Vehicle Team's mechanical group, inspects the custom 9.5-gallon fuel tank he built for the car.
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Tim Wilson checks bolts on the custom fuel tank the team designed.
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Wilson secures the front end of the exhaust system, while inspecting the gap between it and the vehicle's electric motor.
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Chris Golecki, Penn State EcoCAR team leader, does some touch-up welding on the resonator.
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Chris Golecki and Mike Rihl, leader of the Advanced Vehicle Team's electrical division, verify wiring for a newly updated engine bay wiring harness in preparation for the competition.
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A view of the PSU Advanced Vehicle Team's car, affectionately referred to as "Bu."
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