Bridging the gap between today’s gas-fueled cars and powerful, hybrid vehicles of the future is a major challenge in the automotive industry. At Clemson University, however, an automotive engineering student program aims to do just that. For the Deep Orange 9 program at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), students are building a first-ever, high-performance, ultra-tough motorsports vehicle with a clean, fuel-efficient hybrid powertrain, advanced technical features and highly dynamic handling and acceleration.
Students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) unveiled their newest Deep Orange concept vehicle, sponsored by the BMW Group. The 18-student team unveiled the fully-functional, drivable concept vehicle at the BMW Zentrum in Greer, South Carolina, on Saturday, Oct. 14.
Engineers shouldn’t be expected to be proficient at marketing, nor should marketers be assigned the task of building prototype automobiles. That’s why students in Clemson University’s automotive engineering master’s and marketing undergraduate programs are collaborating on a year-long project that will produce a cutting-edge motorsports car that includes a design component aimed at driving younger […]
Automotive enthusiasts, engineering junkies and anyone who just likes cool cars can get an up-close look at the Toyota uBox, a concept vehicle developed by Clemson University automotive engineering students, at a party hosted by Toyota of Greenville from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.
In 2020, young car buyers of Generation Z will be shopping for vehicles that make their entrepreneurial, mobile lifestyles easier. They'll want something like the uBox, an urban utility, activity concept vehicle unveiled Tuesday at the Society for Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit. uBox is the sixth concept car in the Deep Orange series, a collaboration between graduate automotive engineering students at Clemson University, transportation design students at ArtCenter College of Design and auto industry partners.
The cutting-edge research and world-class education that are helping South Carolina play a leading role in the nation’s manufacturing revival took center stage Friday when U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research.
The next-generation Deep Orange 3 concept vehicle, sponsored by Mazda and engineered by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), is on display at the LA Auto Show.
The innovative, six-seat Deep Orange 3 sports car, engineered by Clemson University students, is on display at the nation's premier automotive trade show.