Microjoule (vehicle)

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For the unit of energy measurement, see Joule#SI multiples.

Microjoule is a team that builds ultra-efficient vehicles. It is composed of students and advisors at Lycée La Joliverie in St Sébastien sur Loire, France. The team has broken the world record for most efficient gasoline-powered vehicle three times:

  • 1999: 9,845 miles per gallon (approx. 23.891 ml / 100 km).
  • 26 June 2001: 10,227 miles per gallon (approx. 22.999 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition.
  • 9 July 2003: 10,705 miles per gallon (approx. 21.972 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition.
  • 13 July 2006: 10,127.9 miles per gallon (approx. 23.224 ml / 100 km) at the annual Shell Eco-Marathon competition. [1]
  • March 2008 or earlier: 7,148 miles on a single gallon of fuel [2]

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