MSU EcoCAR featured in the NY Times

MSU EcoCAR featured in the NY Times

“Necessary parts did not arrive on time and more than 80 student volunteers — who came and went as they pleased — contributed to the creative tension. But none of this disrupted the well-laid plans of Mississippi State University‘s engineers to win the Department of Energy’s EcoCar competition.”

“The MSU team […] swept the competition on May 27.”

“Last year, MSU placed third for its design simulations. Ohio State University placed first, and University of Victoria (Canada) placed second.  However, this year — the second year of the EcoCar contest — each team was required to put their concepts on the road and provide a functional, drivable, upgraded Saturn Vue. This played to MSU’s strengths.”

See the full text at The New York Times.