MEVA Meeting:

Tour the J.W. Zacharias Physical Damage Research Centre

Manitoba Public Insurance

1981 Plessis Road, Winnipeg

Everyone is welcome!

Thursday, April 26

 

The Research Council for Automobile Repairs (RCAR) is a world-wide organization of automotive research centres, which issues policy, guidelines and other information for use in the design, manufacture, repair and insurance of motor vehicles (http://www.rcar.org). This evening, everyone attending MEVA’s monthly meeting will have an opportunity to see the only RCAR facility in Canada, the J.W. Zacharias Physical Damage Research Centre. This 35,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is owned and operated by Manitoba Public Insurance.

MEVA’s Special Guests: Electrical Engineering Technology students Patryk Siedlik and Seokmin “Mike” Oh

Last month, Patryk and Mike bested dozens of other outstanding teams to win Red River College’s 2nd annual Applied Research and Innovation Day competition (http://blogs.rrc.ca/ar/2018/03/student-research-showcase-project-listings/). These two impressive RRC students have devised a way to utilize scrap automobile alternators and other used parts to create inexpensive, battery-electric-powered bicycles. At this meeting, we’ll learn more about their inspiring contribution to the development of truly innovative EV technology in Manitoba.

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