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Seventh edition of Volvo trucks Fuelwatch Obstacle concludes in Umred Anil Kumare Reddy won the championship and he will go on to represent India in the Asia Pacific finals in Sweden Volvo Trucks India carried out the 7th edition of the yearly Volvo Fuelwatch Obstacle in Umred, near Nagpur. After the regional rounds, that saw involvement from 230 motorists throughout India, 30 of the most fuel efficient drivers contested in the last round. The competitors is a way to sensitise drivers about fuel-efficient driving given that fuel alone represents 50 per cent of the functional expenditure in the mining market. Anil Kumare Reddy from S V Engineering Constructions, Telangana won the champion and he will go on to represent India in the Asia Pacific finals that will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden in September in 2012. The distinction in fuel-economy between the winner and the runner up is 2.4 per cent. What was likewise incredible is the difference in the fuel-economy recorded in between the Winner and the last candidate is an incredible 37 per cent. Drivers had a drive the Volvo FMX 440 8×× 4 Tipper truck across a designated 4km track that had been produced in the properties of a mine. The truck develops 440PS at 1,400 rpm to 1,800 rpm and a colossal 2,200 Nm in between 1,050 rpm and 1,400 rpm. There were 2 trucks, one with a manual transmission (14 forward gears) and one with the i-Shift automatic transmission (12 forward gears), that the motorists had to drive. Each truck had to be driven two times throughout the circuit, once unladen and once with a 30 tonne load. That made it 4 rounds in all. The fuel economy was taped by the on board telematics system Dynafleet and the average of 4 runs was used to decide the winner. The surface was tough and included tight barrettes and high inclines. The motorist’s ability to keep the engine spinning in the best rpm band and keeping momentum was vital to squeeze out the best possible fuel economy. Discussing the occasion, Rama Rao AS, executive vice president, VE Commercial Vehicles said, “Customers highly a.
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