DARPA Urban Challenge: Teams, cars and photos

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Culver City (CA) – DARPA’s mega robot car race is a little over two months away and here is an easy table of the 36 teams, vehicle names and car models. You can also visit the team’s official website by clicking on the team name. This page will be updated as we interview each team in the coming months.


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Team Name 

Vehicle Name  Vehicle Type  Location 
Team AnnieWay AnnieWAY VW Passat Karlsruhe, Germany
Austin Robot Technology Marvin the Land Robot Isuzu VehiCROSS SUV Austin TX, USA
Team Autonomous Solutions TBD Toyota Highlander Hybrid Petersboro UT, USA
AvantGuardium Ronin Jeep Bethesda MD, USA
Axion Racing - Interview Spirit Jeep Westlake Village CA, USA
Ben Franklin Racing Team Little Ben Toyota Prius Philadelphia PA, USA
Team Berlin Spirit of Berlin Dodge Caravan Berlin, Germany
Team CajunBot Ragin'Bot Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Lafayette LA, USA
Team Caltech Alice Ford E-350 Van Pasadena CA, USA
CarOLO Caroline VW Passat Braunschweig Germany
Team Case Dexter Custom built Cleveland OH, USA
Team Cornell TBD Chevy Tahoe Ithaca NY, USA
Team Cybernet Armadillo Chrysler Town and Country Ann Arbor MI, USA
Gator Nation Urban NaviGATOR Toyota Highlander Hybrid Gainesville FL, USA
Golem Group Golem 3 Toyota Prius Santa Monica CA, USA
Team Gray Plan B Ford Escape Hybrid Metairie LA, USA
Insight Racing Lone Wolf Lotus Elise Cary NC, USA
Intelligent Vehicle Systems XAV-250 Ford F-250 Troy MI, USA
Team Jefferson Tommy Jr. Scion xB Crozet VA, USA
Team Juggernaut The Urban Juggernaut Jeep Liberty Sandy UT, USA
Team-LUX LUX VW Passat Hamburg Germany
MIT Talos Land Rover LR3 Cambridge MA, USA
Mojavaton White Knight Nissan Xtera Grand Junction CO, USA
Ody-Era Ody-ERA Mercury Mariner Hybrid Kokomo IN, USA
Team Oshkosh Truck TerraMax Oshkosh tactical truck Oshkosh WI, USA
OSU-ACT ACT Toyota Highlander Hybrid Columbus OH, USA
Princeton University - Interview Prowler Ford Escape Princeton NJ, USA
SciAutonics/Auburn Engineering Sieber-AU-TO-ES Ford Explorer Thousand Oaks CA, USA
Stanford Racing Team Junior VW Passat Stanford CA, USA
Sting Racing Sting1 Porsche Cayenne Atlanta GA, USA
Tartan Racing Boss Chevy Tahoe Pittsburgh PA, USA
Team UCF Knight Rider Subaru Outback Orlando FL, USA
University of Utah Ugo the Red Rover Chrysler Minivan Salt Lake City UT, USA
Team Urbanator Rocky Chevy Tahoe Littleton CO, USA
UU TBD Chevy Suburban Westminster MD, USA
VictorTango Odin Ford Hybrid Escape Blacksburg VA, USA