Launched back in June 2008, the 7th L’argus de l’automobile design competition had its award ceremony at the Eiffel Tower on the evening of Wednesday 21 January 2009.
Contestants had to submit a project on the theme ‘Invent a vehicle that is useful for Society’. 307 students took part, which makes it the 2nd highest participation level since the creation of the competition.
Damien Grossemy, Thibault Dereymacker and Maxime Dimarcq, students at the ISD Valenciennes, are the big winners with their "link" concept for a car pool system based on car-sharing in self-service access.
They won 3,000 € awarded by L’argus, and one of them will have the opportunity to do an internship at the Technocentre Renault.
Julien Pechmeze (IUP d’Evry) got the 2nd prize (1500 €) with the Scorpion, a concept car dedicated to handicapped people.
Alex Jacquelin, Yong Fei Han and Joachim Poirier, students at ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres, won the 3rd prize and 500 € with their project: TUBE, a global transportation system.
Miguel-Angel Iranzo Sanchez (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia) was awarded a special prize by the jury with his Motobecane Motivo very much.
For more information visit L’argus official website.