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Shawn Midlam-Mohler, perofessor of mechanical engineering at Ohio State University and faculty advisor for the university's EcoCAR2 team, talks Wednesday morning about the team's car at the General Motors Desert Proving Ground facility north of Yuma. Student engineers from 15 North American universities arrived Monday to test the eco-friendly vehicles they re-engineered for the six-day competition.
PHOTO BY RANDY HOEFT/YUMA SUN
Yuma competition drives auto engineers to excel.
There's only so much a student can learn within the confines of a classroom when it comes to automotive engineering. In order to better equip future generations of engineers with hands-on experience, the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors have teamed up to offer EcoCAR 2: Pl. Read Yuma competition drives auto engineers to excel...