IPC Drivers' Challenge 2015

02/03/2015 - 03/03/2015 | Ivalo - Saariselka, Finland

 

IPC partnered with Posti, the Finish postal operator to organise the 2015 IPC Drivers’ Challenge in Ivalo, Finland. The Drivers' Challenge is an international competition focusing primarily on driving in the most ecological and fuel-efficient manner. This year the event will take in winter conditions, which will add a challenging element to the competition. 

Seven teams have competed for the best postal eco-driving team:

  • An Post (Ireland), 
  • bpost (Belgium), 
  • Correos (Spain), 
  • CTT Correios (Portugal), 
  • Posten (Norway), 
  • Posti (Finland) 
  • PostNord (Sweeden and Denmark)

The Posti team excelled in all categories and won this year’s IPC Drivers’ Challenge, while An Post and Correos y Telégrafos ranked second and third respectively. 

Tests in this third edition of the IPC Drivers’ Challenge included:

  • a theory test
  • a driver daily car check
  • a challenging combination of car handling exercises on a frozen lake, with certain elements being performed on pure ice,
  • a 14 km long, snow covered open road eco-driving route with a number of customer service elements

 

Contact

Eva Wouters
Media & PR Manager
+32 (0)2 724 71 91
eva.wouters@ipc.be

Location

Ivalo - Saariselka, Finland

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