We recently completed an interesting project with the McMaster University of Hamilton (Canada)
Our company has always been sensitive to co-operation with schools and universities all over the world. We recently completed an interesting project with the McMaster University of Hamilton (Canada) followed with partnership of Mr. Remy Audel (Supervisor and Design Engineer of BTECH EV).
In early 2016 Mr. Audel and his Master of Engineering Design colleagues set about designing a vehicle to meet a proposition from the new W Booth School of Engineering Practice & Technology (SEPT) at McMaster University. The task was to build a low-cost electric vehicle to be used by undergraduate students in Automotive Engineering Technology as a learning platform to develop current and future automotive technologies. These included, but were not limited to, automotive electrification, automated driving and connected car functionality.
Throughout the last two years, both graduate and undergraduate students have worked together to arrive at a successfully functioning vehicle platform. With a low-cost constraint, tight timeline, and need for robust reliability, Benevelli quickly stood out as a supplier of choice for our drivetrain.
Benevelli offered the TX2 transaxle made to order, with the precise power, operating voltage and dimensional requirements we specified, not to mention our limited budget. We needed a modular, all-in-one solution for the rear braking, drive, and suspension mounting: Benevelli was easy to find, and a pleasure to work with. The TX2 has proven to be robust and easy to integrate.
Jack Gillies BTech Director of Automotive Development, Electrical Lead
Richard Martens BTech Steering Development and Integration, Steering Lead
Patrick Alex BTech Battery Thermal Management Lead
Edward Garcia Torres BTech Suspension Development Lead
Edmund Tam BTech CAE Analyst / FEA Lead
Hasan Afzal BTech BMS Communication Lead
Miransh Trivedi BTech HMI Lead
Dr. Ishwar Singh Professor and Faculty Client
Dr. Dan Centea Program Chair, Automotive and Vehicle Technology
Dr. Robert Fleisig Graduate Supervisor, Engineering Design
Dr. Moehin Mehrtas Undergraduate Supervisory Professor
Dr. Timber Yuen Undergraduate Supervisory Professor
Prof. George Apostol Technical Support and Project Consulting
Remy Audel MEngD Designer, Rear Suspension, Powertrain & Chassis
Callan Yan MEngD Designer, Powertrain Validation, Steering & Front Suspension
Josh Gloor MEngD Manufacturing liaison & V2X Architect
Michael Ribbins MEngD Faculty liaison & V2X Architect