Buckeye Bullet 2.5 Breaks Another World Record

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Students from the Ohio State University’s Center for Auto Research (CAR) witnessed their electric-powered vehicle, the Buckeye Bullet 2.5, make history on August 24, 2010. TRC Inc.’s Roger Schroer drove the Buckeye Bullet 2.5, which averaged 307.7 miles per hour in back-to-back runs on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. The Buckeye Bullet 2.5 defeated the previous international land speed world record of 245.5 mph, which was set in 1999.
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TRC Inc. Hosts SAE Dayton Section

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Who can’t benefit from a little driver training? TRC Inc. hosted 40 members of the Dayton, OH chapter of SAE on May 27, 2010, with several hours of driver training courses. The exciting event was built around some of the performance driver training classes that TRC Inc. has developed and used in our high performance driving classes for our customers’ engineering staff.
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Moving Ahead

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The staff at TRC attended the Moving Ahead 2010: Sustainable Transportation Solutions for the 21st Century Conference, from May 2 through May 4, at the new Ohio Union. The conference focused on developing systems, technologies, policies, and practices that will serve our transportation needs into the distant future. Sustainable transportation for the 21st century does not mean transportation that works for the next five, or 10, or even 50 years. Sustainable transportation systems must provide the services we seek and be resilient, adaptable, economically viable and environmentally acceptable, which is why the conference focused on the transportation industry in the year 2099.
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16th Annual PACE Awards

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TRC Inc. staff attended the 16th Annual Automotive News PACE™ (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contributions to Excellence) Awards, on April 12, 2010 during the SAE International Exposition in Detroit, Michigan. TRC Inc. is a proud sponsor of the PACE™ Awards, which honors automotive suppliers who have embraced innovation or adapted and reinvented themselves to meet the demands of the original equipment manufacturers. This prestigious award sets the standard for innovation and excellence and is recognized around the world.
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SAE Mini Baja

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The 2009 SAE Baja Fall Invitational was held by the Dayton, Ohio Section and Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.) on October 3, 2009. The event was held on the Center’s All-Terrain Vehicle Course, complete with washboards, dirt, logs, hills, and mud pits, for the competition site.
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