|The recently concluded 5th edition of the Shell FuelSave challenge declared its Grand Prize winner following the battle of the top three regional champions’ finale at the heart of the capital City. Central region champion Amirul Fadzil who clocked 23.48 kilometers on one liter of Shell FuelSave 95 was the overwhelming overall winner.|
The Northern, Central and Southern regional champions had a face-off to see who would go the distance on a liter of petrol. The challenge was also to prove that they were the most fuel efficient drivers by applying Shell’s FuelSave tips. At the conclusion, Fadzil took home the Grand Prize of RM20,000 as he went the longest distance. “I am now a more fuel efficient driver and will be enjoying some savings as well,” the central region and now overall champ expressed. “The Shell FuelSave Challenge has been a fantastic experience and a great learning opportunity for me as it showed me how utilizing simple fuel saving tips can go such a long way. I am definitely going to continue using the Shell FuelSave Tips as a guide for smarter and safer driving combined with Shell FuelSave 95 to ensure fuel efficiency.”
Second and third placings went to Phoon Kai Chiew, the Northern regional winner, and Lim Ser Jeng, the Southern regional winner. Phoon and Lim finished just behind Fadzil on the 120km Shell FuelSave challenge route. The three finalists drove a Hyundai Elantra 1.8-liter, courtesy of Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors, the official car sponsor for Shell FuelSave Challenge 2013.
Azman Hamzah, Managing Director of Shell Malaysia Trading and Shell Timur, reiterated, “We received an overwhelming response for the challenge this year with over 9000 registration. We had our work cut out for us during the selection process as all the contestants were very enthusiastic to put the Shell FuelSave Tips to task and to see how much they would save using Shell FuelSave 95.”
He added, “All fuels are not the same. Shell FuelSave 95, Shell’s most advance fuel economy fuels, contains active efficiency ingredients designed to improve fuel efficiency from the very first tank. Shell has made it a priority to continue its efforts in educating motorist on the importance of using the right fuels to get the best fuel efficiency results.”
The Shell FuelSave Challenge 2013 is one of Shell Malaysia’s many initiatives that reward drivers by inviting them to participate and win attractive cash prizes when they showcase their competitive spirit in mastering Shell FuelSave Tips. More importantly, the objective of the challenge is part of Shell’s larger agenda on smarter mobility to educate drivers to be more conscious about their driving habits and to become smart fuel savers.