We tore the engine, exhaust, and more out of the Mooventure. This is the start of transitioning this 2009 Ford Escape into a fully electric SUV! Next step is to dismantle the engine so our members can get their hands dirty and learn a thing or two about engines!
Barry and Sarah got the opportunity to meet Ford CEO Mark Fields during their summer internships at Ford Motor Company. Mark spoke to all the interns about the company and shared some of his tips on being successful.
The Mover and Shaker Award was presented on November 13 to Roumen Guha. Roumen is a second year member of the Controls and Electrical sub-team, and received the award for his ongoing efforts to on the hybrid demo box and for his working to determine the potential of reusing Mooventure hardware. Congratulations and thank you Mr. Guha for all your hard work!
The Mover and Shaker Award is given out to team members who have demonstrated extra ambition and dedication to the team success and future progress.
The first award of the 2015-16 school year goes to Dmitrii Turygin! Dmitrii is a new member of the hybrid team this year. He has been incredibly committed to the team, attending all team outreach events. He has been particularly dedicated in his work outside of regular meeting hours, spending an entire weekend in the shop to help pull the Moovada engine for a clutch repair and helping extensively getting the eMoove ready for an upcoming test drive. Congratulations and thanks for all of your hard work Mr. Turygin! We look forward to seeing what you will do from here!
The Wisconsin Hybrid Vehicle Team would like to sincerely thank Johnson Controls for the donation of a 2009 Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid for the team to use as the basis of our work this year. Work is currently underway defining the new vehicle architecture, with the goal of driving the newly dubbed “Mooventure” on electric power by the end of the year.
Thank you Johnson Controls!
The Mover and Shaker Award is given out bi-weekly to any team member who has demonstrated extra ambition and dedication to the team success and future progress. The final award for the Fall 2014 semester goes to Roumen Guha. Roumen is an international student visiting from Malaysia. His first semester on the team was spent on the Control and Electrical (CandE) team and he has consistently impressed us with his drive and willingness to learn throughout the semester. On top of making great progress on the DemoBox, Roumen has helped with the IPT and shop 5S progress. Keep up the good work Roumen!
This weeks Mover and Shaker Award goes to Nate Karabon. Nate has been on the mechanical team for over a year and a half, starting last year, were he worked on the Moobuggy project. This semester, Nate has taken over a lot of needed work by learning HyperMech to model the subframe. Congratulations Nate and keep it up!
This weeks Mover and Shaker Award goes to Adam Susa. Adam has been on the mechanical team for over two and a half years and has dedicated himself to working on the sub-floor redesign all semester. He has pulled multiple all-nighters to get his work completed in a very short period of time. Congratulations Adam and keep up the great work!
The Mover and Shaker Award is given out bi-weekly to any team member who has demonstrated extra ambition and dedication to the team success and future progress. Jimmy Dieck joined the Hybrid team last year working on the Moobuggy project. A dedicated and hard worker, Jimmy has been self teaching himself Adams View/Car software and is currently modeling the eMoove’s suspension to simulate the IPT redesign. Jimmy also continues to display a interest and desire to learn as much as he can on both the eMoove and the Moovada. Keep up the good work Jimmy!