Renault Trucks Optifuel Challenge, a biennial competition organized by driving Turkey's semi-final was completed. Omar Yaman competing on behalf of Aktur International Transport, was the first by achieving the lowest fuel consumption in the competition stage. Omer Yaman, which will take place in Lyon, France in October 25 participating countries will represent Turkey in the international finals.
The 2019 driver from the 25 country for the fifth Optifuel Challenge held at the 2.000 was at the wheel for less fuel consumption. Semi-finals of each country were completed in the competition, which draws attention to the importance of fuel saving. semi-final qualifiers in Turkey, 12-21 with Michelin tires of cooperation between June and was held in Mersin. The 71drive struggled for economic driving.
Struggle in Mersin
11 In June, after the preparatory day where the rules of the competition were shared, the drivers started on 12 June. Each driver was driving the specially selected 40 km track in Mersin. The record fuel consumption of the competition was 100 liters at 21.5 km. 21 Omer Yaman won the first place in Aktur International Transport with this record and won the second place in the name of Erman Nakliyat by catching 100 liter fuel consumption in 22 km. Metin Aktaş from Transaktaş was third with 100 liter fuel consumption at 22.3 km.
most efficient professionals showcasing the driving performance of the competition, Michelin was awarded the prize to Turkey's. After the race in which Renault Trucks T 520 High Cab tractors were used with Michelin X Line Energy Series tire equipment, the first 6, second 4 and third 2 Michelin tire awards were presented.
At the award ceremony of the competition announcement of the results, Renault Trucks Turkey President Sebastian Delepine, drew attention to the importance of the industry in fuel economy. Delepine stated that Renault Trucks has made uninterrupted R & D investments in order to develop the most ideal fuel solutions in the transportation sector. “As Renault Trucks, fuel saving is one of our most important issues in our policy of developing environmentally friendly technologies and in our approach to total cost of ownership of our customers. At 2019, we continue to produce the most efficient and clean technologies from electric vehicles to diesel engines and alternative fuels. We continue our efforts to make our diesel engines, which are the only fuel alternatives in the long-haul segment, even more efficient and cost-effective. As a result, a Renault Trucks tow truck can achieve an average savings of 10 per cent, while the use of vehicles in operations is of paramount importance. Therefore, the training of the drivers is also important. In all of these issues, we draw attention to fuel savings by organizing the Optifuel Challenge competition. We are proud to be a part of this competition in Turkey. We would like to congratulate Ömer Yaman, the winner of this year's competition for Aktur International Transport. We wish them to return the award to the grand finale of Turkey. "
The Michelin Turkey Marketing Director of Renault Trucks Ayşem Suner expressed their satisfaction with the cooperation of making such a special project; “As Michelin, we continue our fuel-saving commitment with the X Line series, which we offer in the heavy-duty tires segment. In this direction, being part of the Optifuel Challenge organized by Renault Trucks supports our strategy. ”
Michelin Turkey Trucks Product Technical Manager Recep while flying; “In the X Line series; While 20 offers more mileage life compared to previous energy series, 100 can save fuel up to 2 liters per kilometer.
Aktur International Transport, in October at the grand final in Lyon
on behalf of Turkey, which is the first Omer Yaman, it will compete with other 24 country's first international final will be held in Lyon in October. 25 finalists, including Turkey, followed by a written test about economical driving Fuel Eco + package with hardware T 480 Renault Trucks will complete the stage for the lowest fuel consumption High Cabin Maxispa by tractors. The winner of the world, which provides the best fuel consumption without sacrificing commercial speed, will win one of the tractors used in the race.
Countries participating in the competition
Belgium, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Algeria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Morocco, France, Spain, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Chile, Turkey, Tunisia and Ukraine