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18

Apr
2014

In Company News

By Wells Construction

Wells Construction sponsors the GBHS “Green Grizzly Machine” for the International Shell Eco-Marathon

On 18, Apr 2014 | In Company News | By Wells Construction

Wells Construction is proud to announce their sponsorship for the Granite Bay High School’s Engineering Club as they compete in the international Shell Eco-marathon on April 25th.

According to the club’s website, “The Shell Eco-marathon inspires college and high school teams to design and build ultra-high fuel mileage vehicles for competition in Houston, TX.  Last year, 131 student-built cars from the US, Canada and Latin America competed in various categories, with the top winner clocking over 3,000 miles-per- gallon.  The Granite Bay team’s concept – “THE GREEN GRIZZLY MACHINE” will feature a high efficiency ethanol engine capable of fuel economy up to 400 mpg, a carbon fiber body, poly carbon windshield; a full roll cage, welded tubular steel chassis; 5-point harness, firewall/fire suppression system, 4-wheel disc brakes, wet road tires, headlights, directionals and brake lights; rear-view mirrors, a weatherproof entry door and weatherproof trunk!”

If you would like more information on the “Green Grizzly Machine” and Granite Bay’s Engineering Club, please visit their website at www.gbhsdesignengineering.com.