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Success for Team Baldos 2012

Published: 20 May 2012

– Best competition results in the "Urban Concept"-class of all participating teams from Sweden.
– Second place in the racing class.
– An increase in mileage by 65% ​​compared to previous years. The car has now a competition result of 223 km /liter of gasoline.
– Safety Award for the safest car in the race category Urban Concept with the motivation:
"The team speed a holistic, comprehensive approach to safety, Which meets all the Requirements to drive on the road in Sweden. Every team member wears full protective clothing and They Are well organized with strict Procedures in place and Detailed safety manuals. "

The competition Shell Eco Marathon was conducted May 16 to 19 in Rotterdam. The competition is about to run as far as possible on one liter of petrol. Even for teams that run on other fuels, such as Baldos that run on ethanol, counted mileage is converted into equivalent petrol consumption to be possible to compare the results between the different fuel type classes. Team Baldos was one of the more than 200 teams that participated in this year's event. This year's team consisted of seven Mechanical Engineering students, year 3, and the focus was on producing a more efficient and robust driveline.