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Facilities and Labs

CAR is housed in a 56,000-square-foot facility located along the Technology Corridor on the university’s West Campus. Prominent features include: engine and chassis dynamometers; laboratories focusing on alternative fuel and exhaust after-treatment, combustion and flow, high voltage power electronics,

and networking and communications; battery testing, aging and characterization facilities; and high performance computing for modeling and simulation.

Ohio State’s motorsports program, dedicated to student automotive projects, is proudly headquartered at CAR. Projects include Baja SAE, Buckeye Current electric motorcycle, EcoCAR, Formula SAE, Supermileage SAE, Underwater Robotics and Venturi Buckeye Bullet.


Equipment and Facilities

Alternating Current Dynamometer Turbocharger Lab CAR West
Vehicle Charging Stations  Electronics Lab Heavy Duty Chassis Dynamometer
Light Duty Chassis Dynamometer Battery Lab Direct Current Dynanometer
AV900 High Power Direct 
Current Test Bench
Driving Dynamics Lab

Click here for a copy of our facilities tour brochure.

Meg Dick
Assistant Director