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Claire Basista- Communications Team
Transcript of Claire Basista- Communications Team
The Nation’s Premiere Collegiate Engineering Competiton
- 15 Universities, 2013 Chevy Malibu
Training for future fleet of engineers
Benefits from EcoCAR 2
Training for engineers, communicators, and business
Marketing for sponsors
Jobs from prestigious companies
Real world experience that you will not receive in the classroom
We’ll see you around! NCSU
Triangle Clean Cities Coalition
Goal: reduce and displace petroleum dependence
Encourage alternative fuels
Biodiesel (B20, B80, B100)
Natural Gas (LNG, CNG)
Ethanol (E85, E15)
Triangle chapter since 1999;
U.S. since 1993
EVs typically require less maintenance than conventional vehicles because:
The battery, motor, and associated electronics require little to no regular maintenance
There are fewer fluids to change
Brake wear is significantly reduced, due to regenerative braking
There are far fewer moving parts, relative to a conventional gasoline engine.
Maintenance and Safety
of Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles
from Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and all-electric vehicles (EVs) typically produce lower emissions than conventional vehicles do. When measuring well-to-wheel emissions, the electricity source is important: For PHEVs and EVs, part or all of the power comes from off-board sources of electricity. There are emissions associated with the majority of electricity production in the United States.
Compare Electricity Sources and Annual Vehicle Emissions
Comparing Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse Gas Emissions