2014-12-09 – Christmas celebration

As every year, also this year TUfast e.V. invited its members as well as all its sponsors to a christmas celebration in the workshop.
TUfast e.V. Weihnachtsfeier 2014
During many conversations regarding the different vehicles, everyone enjoyed the good and diverse food. In some obligatory presentations, the past season was summarized briefly for all visitors. In particular, the Eco Team told of its many setbacks, most of no fault of its own, which were characteristic for the past year. However, the speakers gave an optimistic perspective for the upcoming season – each vehicle aiming at new records. The “presentations” were eased by some Christmas interludes as well as by many, often unintended, jokes.
With some dessert, glogg and patties the evening went on relaxed.

We wish all friends of TUfast e.V. a Merry Christmas!

TUfast Eco wünscht frohe Weihnachten

2014-10-06 – Recruiting event



We would like to invite all students interested in our project to this years recruiting event. At these events, we will tell you about our project, team and organisation!

Swing by on:
Thursday, Oct. 09 at 4 pm and
Thursday, Oct. 16 at 3 pm

in room MW 1050 on the Campus Garching, Mechanical Engineering building.

We look forward to meeting you!

2014-06-26 – EducEco 2014 in Colomiers

Only one week after the competition in Rotterdam, the TUfast Eco Team made ist way to Colomiers (near Toulouse) in southern France. Within one week the team had worked intensively to further improve Eli 14, and to, on the one hand, find out, why our efforts had been rewarded with no more than 17th place at the Rotterdam competition and to increase the vehicles reliability on the other hand. As a third step, the well-known motor controller took the place of the new one, reason being the regulations of the French competition that permitted commercial products within this category.

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2014-05-14 – SEM: Arrival, Technical Inspection

Technical Inspection

Compared to last year’s Shell Eco-marathon, there is one great improvement this year: The weather. Prototype-vehicles are not allowed to drive, as long as it is raining. In general, good weather is an advantage: After our arrival in Rotterdam, we put up our tents without having it rain for the first time. On Tuesday it was even quite sunny. However, we couldn’t take advantage of it, as we prepared for the “Technical Inspection”. Along with other tasks, the brakes were adjusted and new sponsor’s logos were put on eLi14. Thus, we spent almost the entire day inside the paddock area.

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