Name of the competition: Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2018
About the competition: Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams around the world to design, build, test and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. Nanyang Technological University did well again this year, with their vehicle Nanyang Venture 8 emerging champion in the UrbanConcept – Hydrogen category. The team had competed in the battery electric category in 2017 and this year’s strategy to convert the car’s energy source to hydrogen paid off.
Date of the competition: 7 to 11 March 2018
Achievement: Champion in the UrbanConcept, Hydrogen category.
REP Students: Chang Chern Jie, Gan Zhi Yuan, Toh Wen Qi and team.
Product/Proposal: Nanyang Venture 8, a 4-wheeled urban passenger vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cell.
Description: Nanyang Venture 8 is a vehicle with a carbon fibre chassis and 3D-printed upper shell made of 150 3D-printed parts. It has raced every year for 3 years, performing well each time. It has won prizes in Battery Electric category and was converted to Hydrogen fuel cell for 2018's race.