WATCH AND LEARN

Browse through the links and videos below to discover how we engineer some of the quickest, fastest and most luxurious vehicles in the world at our Stellantis Tech Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Then try your hand at vehicle engineering and put your knowledge to the test by participating in some of the activities and challenges linked below.

WATCH

Start here: Here are some of the basics about engineering: These are short videos that you can watch to learn about becoming an engineer and what engineers do.

The marshmallow challenge is a great engineering exercise that you can do using the stuff that you probably already have at home.

You'll need:

  • 20 raw spaghetti noodles
  • 1 yard of string
  • 1 yard of tape
  • 1 marshmallow

How tall of a tower can you build using only these items with the Marshmallow on top? Try it for yourself!

CHASSIS ENGINEERING

Chassis Engineering

WATCH AND LEARN:

Understanding Unibody vs Body-on-Frame

Materials Selection in Chassis Design

Road Test Simulator - Shaker Test

Designing for Capability - Ram Heavy Duty

Chassis Design + Durability Testing - NEW RAM TRX

Engineering Explained - All about Suspension Design (High School)

Follow the link: above to watch a playlist from Engineering Explained with a much deeper explaination of chassis and suspension design for older viewers who might be interested in Chassis Engineering as a career path.

VEHICLE SAFETY ENGINEERING

Vehicle Safety

TRY IT YOURSELF!

Egg Drop Challenge

Follow the link above to test your knowledge of vehicle safety by designing and building a system to protect an egg being dropped from 39" off of the floor.

Crash Test Dummy Toy

Invent your own safety test! Design a vehicle to HELP protect a crash test dummy using this SmartLabs Crash Test Lab toy (Kids - Please be sure to ask your parents permission before purchasing.)

POWERTRAIN ENGINEERING

Powertrain Engineering

TRY IT YOURSELF!

There are lots of ways to power a vehicle! Some of our vehicles are powered by gasoline, electricity or combinations of both. Here are some activities that you can try for yourself to learn about propulsion which is how a vehicle is powered.

Can you build a car that's powered by rubber bands? Or a balloon? or a mousetrap?

Follow the links below to learn more:

Rubber Band Car Challenge

Balloon Car Challenge

Mousetrap Car Challenge

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