Andy Frank, professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at University of California at Davis, is the recognized world leader in plug-in hybrid technologies, having built nine such vehicles since 1972, including ground-up PHEV prototypes of Ford Taurus, Sable and Explorer. As Director of the UC Davis Future Automotive Technology and Engineering Center for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Dr. Frank and his engineering students have repeatedly won high honors in the annual U.S. Department of Energy's Future Car and Future Truck Challenges. His graduates work in automotive companies worldwide.

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Andy is co-founder and CTO of Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. where they are working to commercialize Andy's PHEV inventions from his work at the university.

PHEV Information videos - Andy Frank at YouTube