June 29, 2006
University of British Columbia wins Supermileage Competition again
Marshall, Michigan – The University of British Columbia (UBC) took first place in the collegiate division at the SAE Supermileage Competition in Marshall, Michigan on June 8-9, 2006. Their vehicle achieved 0.075 L/100 km (3,766 mpg Imp), the equivalent of driving from Vancouver to Halifax on 3.8 litres of fuel.
The win marked the UBC’s fourth straight victory in six years; last year, it beat out 27 teams by reaching 0.14 L/100 km (2,017 mpg Imp). The 2006 competition featured six Canadian teams, including second-place Universit