Congressman Bill Johnson visits CAR with Office of Energy and Environment
January 29, 2013. Congressman Bill Johnson, Ohio Sixth District, toured the CAR facilities, accompanied by leaders from the Ohio State Office of Energy and Environment. Giorgio Rizzoni led the tour that showcased current work being done at CAR.
Tour stops included the battery research laboratories, engine dynamometers, and light and heavy duty chassis dynamometers. Congressman Johnson also got an up-close look at three of the motorsports/student projects groups housed at CAR. The EcoCAR 2 team presented their vehicle with newly installed battery packs, the Buckeye Current electric motorcycle team described their 2013 competition plans, and the Venturi Buckeye Bullet team discussed racing their vehicle on the salt flats.