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Received the “Environment Minister’s Award”! HAL Student Team Active at CEATEC “International Student ‘Social EV’ Design Contest 2022” Selected as the only finalist at a vocational school out of 82 teams in Japan and overseas
Students from the car design department of the vocational school HAL (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya) participated in the international car design contest “International Student ‘Social EV’ Design Contest 2022” sponsored by the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV). , was the only vocational school selected as a finalist from 82 domestic and overseas teams, and won the “Environment Minister’s Award”.
The theme for 2022 is “‘Social Design and EV’ Proposals for 2040.” Emphasis was placed not only on the design of mobility, but also on the design of society in 2040 and the concept along with it, such as EV as mobility that is indispensable for people’s lives, what is the meaning of rich life for people, etc. After going through preliminary screening and workshops, the students faced the final presentation screening held at CEATEC 2022, Asia’s largest IT technology and electronics international exhibition.
With the large number of university and graduate students from Japan and overseas participating in this contest, it was not only a good opportunity to test the abilities of HAL students, but also a valuable opportunity to come into contact with mobility design from a variety of perspectives. It was a learning opportunity.
Environment Minister’s Award [Additional prize: 100,000 yen] Department of Car Design
Itsuki Fujii, Keitaro Hara, Takahiro Suzuki, Miho Uesugi, Okuran Zhang [Image 2
Title: “QHS-Quickly Heal Safety-”
Work introduction: Assuming that even in the future of 2040, the threat of typhoons and unavoidable disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis will occur, we will create an EV that supports people in space to make victims feel even a little easier. ” is suggested. In the society of 2040, we think that infrastructure will not only be fixed as buildings, but will move as spaces. , mobility to realize more advanced support.
Equipped with a mode that runs on public roads with tires, a mode that runs on rubble with an arm, and a mode that flies on tires with built-in propellers in places where there are no roads, it will help disaster areas in need. I’m going to go. I hope that the year 2040 will be such that the quality of disaster assistance will be improved through the active use of mobility in this way, and people will be able to lead a life that is as close as possible to their normal lives even in disaster-stricken areas.
“International Student “Social EV” Design Contest 2022”
(Organizer: Association for the Advancement of Electric Vehicles (APEV)) Since 2013, the “International Student EV Ultra Compact Mobility Design Contest” has been held in conjunction with the Tokyo Motor Show. From 2017, the target will be changed to “all EVs”, with the main purpose of nurturing young people who will lead the next generation. We are disseminating our new initiatives to the world. Chairman of the Judging Committee: Mr. Hiroshi Fujiwara (APEV Director, Chairman and CEO of BroadBand Tower, Inc., Representative Director of Internet Research Institute, Inc.) (Future Co., Ltd. CEO, Car Racer, Director of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.), Mr. Jiang Huang (Guangzhou Automobile Group Design Vice President), Mr. Kei Takeoka (Motor Journalist, Japan Automotive Journalists Association Vice Chairman), Mr. Hiroko Matsumoto (Joshibi University of Art and Design, Director, Vice President, Research Institute, Faculty of Art, Professor, Department of Design and Crafts), Patrick Le Quemont (Designer, former Vice President of Renault Design), Akira Wakita (Artist, Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University), Nobuhiro Tajima Mr. (Representative Director of APEV, Chairman and President/CEO of Tajima Motor Corporation) Professional school HAL https://www.hal.ac.jp/
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