School of Engineering


 The Electric Car Club is open to all Students
 of Grand Valley State University.

 Meetings are Monday @ 6 PM in the KEB Vehicle Bay. Contact

                           To Join, show up at our meetings and we will get you involved.

The EEC Project was started in 2009 by Dr. Mehmet Sozen and Mr. Ronald Grew. The Car, 1999 Subaru Outback, was donated by Ron & Joan Grew in 2009 for the purpose of converting it into an Electric Car. The project was intended for the education of Students and Faculty in Electric Vehicle Conversion. 

The Project History to date: See Photo Gallery under ECC for Photos
Fall 2009 - Club formed with 20 Students interested. Conversion Methods discussed. Battery  & motor required. 

Winter 2009-2010 - Kit decided on by team. Removal of parts not needed by electric conversion.

Spring 2011 - Proposal Presented to Dean & Director of School of Engineering. The Padnos College provided $11,500 to fund the project. Parts were ordered

Summer 2011 - Parts received and installation was started.



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