• methactonecc@gmail.com
  • Eagleville, PA

Competitions

Penn State:

The Methacton Electric Car Club competes at a three-day competition at the Hydrogen Energy Research Center at Penn State University. Dr. Joel Anstrom, one of the research directors, runs the event called the “21st Century Automotive Challenge”. Built and manufactured cars compete at events that include range, carbon dioxide emissions, efficiency, cargo capacity, and auto cross.

We have won the following awards at Penn State – Race for the 21st Century:

  • 2007:  1st Place
  • 2008:  3rd Place
  • 2009:  3rd Place
  • 2010:  1st Place
  • 2011: 1st Place
  • 2012: 1st Place
  • 2013: 3rd Place
  • 2014: 1st Place
  • 2015: 2nd Place

Click here to see photos from this event in our Penn State Gallery!


Tour de Sol:

The club has also competed in the Tour De Sol in the years before it ended, a green car competition organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. We have won the following awards at the Tour de Sol Competitions.

  • 2003: 1st Place
  • 2004: 1st Place
  • 2005: 1st Place
  • 2006: 2nd Place

The Philadelphia Auto Show

The Methacton ECC has also been a part of the Philadelphia Auto Show for several years now. We have proudly displayed the Lorax and Boxtruck in order to spread awareness about the growing importance of electric vehicles and renewable energy.

Click here to see photos from the Auto Show in our Philly Auto Show Gallery!