Lac Hong University wins Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018

The LH-EST team of Lac Hong University in the southern province of Dong Nai becomes the winner of the UrbanConcept – Battery Electric category at the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia 2018.

Lac Hong University wins Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018

The Vietnamese team got the title by reaching a speed of 129.3km with the power consumption of 1kW. Meanwhile, another Lac Hong Univeristy’s LH-Gold Energy team got the fifth place
Teams from Indonesia scooped the second, the third and the fourth positions.
Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 took place in Singapore Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from March 8 – 11, attracting120 teams across 18 countries .
The competition is divided into two main categories: UrbanConcept and Prototype.
UrbanConcept vehicles resemble modern road-going cars, while Prototype vehicles are three-wheeled, highly-aerodynamic mini formula cars. The cars are subdivided into three energy classes: Internal Combustion (ICE) – gasoline, diesel, ethanol (biofuel), Gas to Liquid (GTL), CNG (compressed natural gas); Battery-Electric power; and Hydrogen fuel cell.

By NGOC MINH – Translated by Kim Khanh

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