Mississippi State University Students Win Challenge X Competition
Washington, D.C. - Mississippi State University, for the second consecutive year, has earned top honors in GM?s and the U.S. Department of Energy's Challenge X student engineering competition. Over the past nine months, the 2008 Challenge X challenged 17 university teams from the U.S. and Canada to reengineer a Chevrolet Equinox that employs advanced powertrain technologies. The goal is to produce a vehicle that has improved fuel economy and lower emissions, all while maintaining driver comfort and vehicle performance. University teams followed a real world vehicle development process and integrated their advanced technology solutions into the GM supplied Equinox vehicles.