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SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2008

2015 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge® TM

Mission: To design a snowmobile that achieves reduced emissions and noise characteristics while keeping performance equal to or better than the performance of stock snowmobiles

The Keweenaw Research Center and the Department of Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Tech will host the 2015 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge— from  March 2-7, 2015 and have hosted it for the last 12 years.

See KRC link for registration, sponsorship, schedule of events and other information. University News Link



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2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Keweenaw Research Center -- All Results - Photos - Website

Michigan Tech News 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge


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• Clean Snowmobile Challenge at Michigan Tech ME-EM Page

SAE at Michigan Technological University

Michigan Tech Clean Snowmobile Challenge Team

SAE International Clean Snowmobile Challenge

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2014 Participant Teams

  • Internal Combustion

  • Clarkson University
  • École de technologie supérieure
  • Kettering University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Minnesota–Duluth
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • University of Wisconsin–Platteville

  • Zero-Emissions

  • Clarkson University
  • McGill University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Queen’s University
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks at Bristol Bay

Archive of SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Videos and Photos by Michigan Tech ME-EM Department


University Archive of SAE Clean Snowmobile Competitions 2008-2011


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View Video SAE Collegiate Design Series Competitions History

SAE Collegiate Design Series Competitions History

History of Collegiate Design Series Competitions: Remarks by William R Shapton at the Society of Automotive Engineers(SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge Banquet, with Historic Videos from 1973-75 of the Birth of Student Design Series Competitions showing the SAE Recreational Ecological Vehicle Competition at Keweenaw Research Center, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan' Historic video courtesy of Jay Meldrum, Keweenaw Research Center




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