The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), TEKNOFEST Istanbul Aviation, Space and Technology Festival, held this year xnumx'inci "TUBITAK Electric Vehicle Efficiency Challenge Races" at the winning teams were announced. 15 vehicles, including 28 electromobile and 5 hydromobile, took part in the final races of the Gulf Race Track.
In the electromobile category, Çukurova University ranked first, Yıldız Technical University ranked second and Altınbaş University ranked third. Efficiency record award was given to Yıldız Technical University Alternative Energy Systems Club with 715 Wh energy consumption value. In the hydromobile category, Yıldız Technical University won the first place, Eskişehir Technical University the second and Uludağ University the third. Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University and Yıldız Technical University shared the technical design award. Konya Technical University, Kastamonu University and Altınbaş University were awarded the visual design award.
The vehicles of the teams that will be awarded will be taken to Istanbul Atatürk Airport within the scope of TEKNOFEST Istanbul Aviation, Space and Technology Festival. Here the vehicles will be exhibited as well as demonstration driving.