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The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, headline sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors (GM), and MathWorks, and managed by Argonne National Laboratory, will task 12 North American universities to apply advanced propulsion systems, electrification, SAE Level 2 automation, and vehicle connectivity to improve the energy efficiency of a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer—all while balancing factors such as emissions, safety, and consumer acceptability. EcoCAR encourages teams to use Model-Based Design, a mathematical and visual design approach using MATLAB and Simulink that is widely adopted in the automotive industry, to quickly and cost-effectively manage projects, collaborate on designs, and develop complex embedded systems.

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