The EcoCAR EV Challenge is the latest Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) sponsored by General Motors, MathWorks, and the US Department of Energy. This four-year (2022-2026) competition challenges 13 North American schools to redesign a 2023 Cadillac Lyriq to maximize energy efficiency using advanced electric propulsion systems, vehicle connectivity, and vehicle automation. Additional information on the competition can be found here.

The team is currently in the first year of the EcoCAR EV Challenge and is in the preliminary stages of designing their vehicle for the remaining years of the competition.