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20
Jun 2014

iMobility Challenge ecodriving competition results

Helsinki

From 16 to 19 June iMobility Challenge organised an Ecodriving Competition at the European ITS Congress in Helsinki. Every congress delegate could take a short drive in Helsinki and see how their energy-efficient driving skills compare to a benchmark score set by Finnish F1 star, Valtteri Bottas.

Valtteri Bottas said: “The road is not the race track, so when I drive in the city I aim to drive in a safe and efficient manner. It is great that modern technologies help drivers understand how their driving style affects their energy consumption, and make responsible driving fun.”

An ENERFY on-board device and smartphone APP monitored the energy efficiency of the drivers’ performance (www.enerfydriving.com).

Here is the outcome of the competition:

  •        Total participants: 262
  •        Total number of drives: 445 (many participants tried more than once), Ecodriving is Fun!
  •        Valtteri’s Enerfy score was 1229 points : position 121
  •        Valtteri drove 36% more fuel efficient than the world average.
  •        46% of the participants manage to achieve Vallteri’s excellent score, some tried several times to managed it. Anyone can be a fuel-efficient driver if he/she wants to!  
  •        The participants drove 2 kms in Helsinki’s traffic.
  •        The top performers averaged 1338 points compared to 596 for the lower end of the board. Translated into in fuel efficiency, the difference was equivalent to 37,2 percent: that’s how much difference your driving style has on energy consumption!
  •    The top of the leader board didn’t just use less energy to get the car around the track, they also were around 4% quicker: Ecodriving does not mean slow driving!

The overall winners of the total event from 16-19 June 2014:

Name

 

Enerfy score

Lee Street

 

1355.7

Juha Tammisto

 

1353.8

Wolfgang Hoefs

 

1351.1

 
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