19.5 kWh Battery Pack

The battery components supplied by A123 can store enough electricity to propel the vehicle 44 miles without using a drop of diesel.

1.7L Turbo Diesel

This small GM Diesel engine is much more efficient than a similar gasoline engine and still outputs 133 HP.

9.6:1 Gearbox

GKN has supplied a gearbox that provides high torque output, enabling a hybrid record breaking 0-60 time of just 6.8 seconds.

Motor Inverter

This inverter from Rinehart Motion Systems enables Regenerative Braking to reduce overall energy consumption.

145 kW Electric Motor

The electric motor is the key to speed and efficiency. This Remy motor adds 200 HP and is 3 times as energy efficient as the engine.

8.1 Gallon Diesel Tank

Despite being half the size of a standard fuel tank, this tank holds enough Bio-Diesel (B20) to go 343 miles.

6-Speed Automatic Transmission

The UW EcoCAR 2 team's transmission comes from GM because of its efficient design.

Urea Injection System

Adding urea to the engine exhaust reacts with NOx emissions to reduce smog.

EcoCAR2 - Plugging in to the future

The UW EcoCAR2 team competed in the 3-year EcoCAR2 competition to convert a 2013 Chevy Malibu into an advanced hybrid electric vehicle. Read more to learn about the design and competition results.