ASCEND announced as the inaugural winners of the Bridgestone E8 Commitment award

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Team ASCEND was proud to be announced as the inaugural winners of the Bridgestone E8 Commitment award at the 2023 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Award Ceremony.

In an official statement from Bridgestone they name “ASCEND – Deakin University Solar Car Team (Australia)” as the inaugural winners of the Bridgestone E8 Commitment award ….

Bridgestone joined the organizers of the BWSC, the South Australian Motorsport Board (SAMSB), in showcasing the success of the event’s winning teams in each class and named the first ever winners of the Bridgestone E8 Commitment award, which celebrates the team that strongly exemplifies the one of the eight values of our corporate commitment, Bridgestone E8 Commitment, in the BWSC award ceremony on 29 October.

Winner of Bridgestone E8 Commitment Award: Team Manager Mr. Matt Jennings of “ASCEND – Deakin University Solar Car Team – Australia”; “It’s fantastic. I’m very passionate about sustainability and the circular economy. We have to find different ways to use less fossil fuels and that’s why we love Bridgestone putting recycled and renewable materials into ENLITEN tires. I’m really happy that what we’re trying to do is recognised by Bridgestone and that it’s the right way to approach engineering.”

Read the full article from Bridgestone:  2023103001.pdf (bridgestone.com)