The MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) is a group of active undergraduate and graduate students at MIT who are dedicated to the research, design, and operation of electric vehicles (EVs).
The team has completed an EV conversion of a Porsche 914. EVT has also built multiple electric motorcycles as well and tested them in races and endurance events. More recently, EVT members have designed their own personal electric vehicles, including pocket bikes and drift trikes.
AT A GLANCE
Number of Members:
16 members in 2019-2020
The mission of EVT is to:
- demonstrate and research electric vehicle technologies,
- provide project-based educational opportunities for MIT students, and
- increase public awareness of electric and other advanced vehicle technologies.
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More about EVT
Electric Vehicle Team along with partners in industry and academia and professional rider, Yosohiro Kishimoto, placed second in the electric motorbike division of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. Read more. In 2012-2013 the team built a bike-trailer system they drove from Boston to Albany in under one charge. In 2011 EVT raced the eSuperbike in the Isle of Man competition reaching speeds of up to 100 mph. During the school year, the team meets every Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. in N52.