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Spitfire Almost Live!

Another productive day in the garage working on the Spitfire! With today’s steps, the Triumph Spitfire is very close to becoming live and functional. Our batteries are now fully wired! Look through our photos to see what we accomplished today. Above, our club members are doing the final tightening of wires on the batteries and connecting the headlights. See us […]

Connecting Batteries on the Spitfire

Back at the garage to work, our club members put more work into the Triumph Spitfire conversion today. As we approach the finishing stages of this project, we worked on assembling the electrical systems. As can be seen below, we connected all of the batteries in series. We also connected the primary and secondary relays, which are the electric switches […]

Methacton Electric Car Club Gives Virtual Presentations

During the months of March and April, the members of the Methacton High School Electric Car Club gave virtual presentations to third and fourth graders at Worcester and Woodland Elementary Schools. They were also a part of Temple University’s Virtual Earth Day Festival. You can check it out at the following URL: https://ambler.temple.edu/community/earthfest/celebrating-earth All of the presentations included a in-depth, […]

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 […]