|Mekatronic Team UMM took a picture after they are announced that they are they become the 1st winner. (picture: special)|
The dream of University of Muhammadiyah Malang to win the prestigious competition finally came true. UMM Mekatronic Team won the 1st place for the Urban Electric Category on the Energy Efficient Car (KHME) 2018.
Mecatronic team that showed off Genetro Suryo U.E V O6 achieved the best result with 335,09 KM/KWH and set aside teams from other public and private universities. On Sunday (2/12), Afrianto, as the drive trainer of Mecatronic team said through whatsapp, “Electric car owned by UMM became the furthest and the most efficient car”.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Jufry as the trainer of Mecatronic revealed that the result reached by the team which is 335,09 KM/KWH breaks the world record and the Record of Asia, as told by the committee. Result never betrays the process. That’s true because this achievement is the result of the hard work of the team members. They found a way to make the vehicle lighter.Jufry who is also a lecturer of Mechanical Engineering study program said, “Our hard work is finally paid off. We modified the vehicle by ourselves”. This car is prepared to participate in Shell Eco Marathon Asia (SEMA) competition in 2019.
Moreover, Srikandi Team with Hrusangkali Evo 01 for Gasoline Combustion Motor (MPD) is satisfied to become the winner for the Best Aesthetic Design. FYI, KMHE is an event held by DIKTI (Ministry of Research, technology, and Higher and Education). Every year, students from many universities compete on car modification competition.