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MECC on Technically Philly

These 4 student-built cars were revving up at the Philly Auto Show “High schoolers from Montco’s Methacton High School Electric Car Club, accompanied by professor Steve Savitz, showed off their battery-powered Lorax ride, which can be charged by an adjoining truck that uses solar panels. The truck was transformed into a hands-on classroom focused on alternative fuels. Although the car was […]

Electric Car Club featured in KYW News Radio Story

A Montgomery County High School Gears Up For Philadelphia Auto Show MONTGOMERY COUNTY (CBS) — A group of kids from a Montgomery County high school will be featured at the Philadelphia Auto Show, which opens later this week.  The exhibit from the Methacton Electric Car Club is much more than just a car… But the inside of the box truck is […]

Former ECC Club members, Ben Sattler and Karthik Pillutla, featured in The Reporter

Methacton grads return to showcase factory Malibu they helped to convert to hybrid As the automotive industry dramatically steps up its gasoline-electric hybrid efforts, the field will be wide open for engineering grads like Benjamin Sattler and Karthik Pillutla who are profoundly in tune with the technology. The Methacton High School alumni and Penn State engineering students returned to their […]

MECC Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Methacton Electric Car Club was  featured in Sunday’s  Philadelphia Inquirer Article: (1/15/2017) Headed for Philly Auto Show, Montco students get a charge out of electric cars “With an eagerly awaited affordable Tesla on the way, 2017 may be the tipping point for an electric car revolution that seriously challenges the gas-guzzling status quo. Methacton High School, though, was way out […]

Ambler Savings Bank Donates $10,000 to Methacton E-Car Club

The Electric Car Club, an advisor, a member of the Education Foundation for the Methacton Community and an Ambler Savings Bank executive. See article for full photo caption. Credit: Leann Pettit and Ambler Savings Bank Ambler Savings Bank gave a check for $10,000 to the Education Foundation for the Methacton Community on Nov. 4 as a contribution to Methacton High […]