Hybrid-Electric and Electric Vehicle Engineering

The SAE Central Ontario Section will be hosting a presentation on the Challenges, Methods and Solutions that surround Hybrid-Electric and Electric Vehicle Engineering. Join us on November 17th from 7-9pm at KPMG Waterloo for this technical presentation delivered by Matthew Stevens, CEO of CrossChasm.

More information on the event and registration on the flyer.

2012 Chevrolet Volt Presentation

Join the SAE Central Ontario Section on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at GM of Canada Headquarters in Oshawa for a technical presentation of the all new 2012 Chevrolet Volt Extended Range Vehicle.

You won’t want to miss this rare and exciting opportunity to see the world’s first mass-produced electric vehicle with extended range. The Volt’s revolutionary Voltec propulsion system delivers between 40 and 80 kilometres of electric driving with a long-life, 16-kWh lithium-ion battery and 111 kW (149 hp) electric drive unit; and up to 500 kilometres of extended range with an onboard 1.4L engine. Volt features the vehicle dynamics, upscale materials, refinement and More >

News from Registration Day

The Formula North team is excited with the number of team registrations we received yesterday afternoon. Within the first 20 minutes, 23 teams registered of the 2012 event. By the end of the day, a total of 25 teams were enlisted. As registration ends on December 4th, we are looking forward to more teams registering to fill up the 30 team proposed limit. Check out our Registered Teams page for the list of registered teams.

With the onset of registration day, we have also released forms for those interested in participating in the Host Teams program. If you are a local team More >

Save Canada’s Aviation and Space Heritage

On Tuesday September 20 2011 the Canadian Air & Space Museum was handed a notice of eviction by its landlords, the Crown Corporation Parc Downsview Park. The locks were immediately changed and the Museum was essentially closed with no notice. The building, which has been recognized as a Federal Heritage Building since May 14th 1992, is planned to be demolished and replaced with a four pad arena.

The Canadian Air & Space Museum is a non-profit organization that has been proud to host and showcase Canada’s rich aviation history. It is not government funded and credits its creation and upkeep to More >

Presenting 2012 Dynamics Prize Sponsor: Wings and Slicks

Formula North 2012 presents Wings and Slicks Events as our Overall Dynamics Event Prize Sponsor. The Overall Dynamics winning team receives 6 passes to a an Introductory Day Formula Car Experience Course at a Wings and Slicks event. For more information on Wings and Slicks event, visit their website at http://www.wingsandslicks.com.

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