Heart Rate Monitor to Nike

IN 2010 I pitched a smartwatch combo heart rate monitor invention to Nike. I patented this idea of a watch with monitor in 2010. I did the ID design and then off to Graham England, my ID guy for photoreal renders. (Graham also did the DK1, DK2 and Rift IDs for Oculus.)

Jack McCauley Lola E3

Overhead shot of car I designed and built that was finished three years ago. The car has a GM LS7 and is California emissions compliant. We did the entire car in SOLIDWORKS and machined the parts in-house on our 5-axis Haas CNC. About a 1/4 of the parts were made in Carbon Fiber on our […]

A Portable Wind Tunnel

We built a portable wind tunnel for measuring EV efficiency and will be used to calculate the drag coefficients of Tesla and Chevrolet EVs. It sticks on the car windshield using suction cups. Pitot tube based  anemometer. Jack had two choices to place the portable wind tunnel at mid ground level near the front air intake or place […]

CE 190

This fall Jack will be teaching Electric Vehicle technology at UC Berkeley again. The course is a comprehensive technical breakdown of the physics of electric vehicles.

Car Innovation: What Needs to Happen to Make EVs More Practical and AI’s Role

The following conversation is with Todd Lassa, Detroit Bureau Chief, Automobile Magazine, and Formula 1 enthusiast who researches, reports, and writes about emerging auto technologies for the publication. In this post you’ll learn about battery technology complexities, when EVs could overtake combustion engines, what the future may hold for autonomous vehicles, and AI’s role. Jack: How did you […]

In the Fast Lane: EV and the Industrial Revolution

The following conversation is with Mike “Mouse” McCoy, CEO and Co-Founder of Hackrod Inc., Founder and former CEO of Bandito Brothers, an award-winning entertainment studio that architected a #1 box office feature film, Act of Valor, which McCoy produced and directed. In this post you’ll learn how speed and creativity can propel innovation to the […]

The Future of Automotive Technology

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Trevor Neumann, Vice President of Business Development, Automotive, Jabil, about the future of automotive technology.  Jabil (NYSE: JBL) is a manufacturing solutions provider that delivers comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services. Leveraging the power of over 200,000 people across 100 sites strategically located around […]