15th December, 2015

From the workshop floors to Rotterdam

Right now, the Geec lies in bits on the workshop floor. Actually, several workshop floors. That’s nothing to worry about – just the normal condition of an evolving design, the latest of many rebuilds. But this is the final rebuild. We’re making more robust power electronics and a new outer body. Meanwhile, the steering and […]

Eoin McKeon Unveils the New Geec

The Geec is unveiled

The Geec got a great send-off for Shell Eco-marathon Europe with a gathering of the team, friends, sponsors and the university community. Dr. Jim Browne, President of NUI Galway, and Ronan Deasy, MD of Shell E&P Ireland joined the celebration, and Connacht Rugby player Eoin McKeon lent his considerable muscle to the project! Our home […]

Eoin McKeon 13th December, 2015

Connacht Rugby star, Eoin McKeon, to unveil the new Geec

Breaking news! Eoin McKeon, number 8 for Connacht Rugby (and an NUI Galway-educated mechanical engineer) will be helping us to launch the Geec and send it off for Rotterdam. The launch takes place at 12.00 on Tuesday 21 April in the NUI Galway Engineering Building.

7th December, 2015

In the team's eyes, the Geec is more than a car

The Geec is the Galway energy-efficient car. It did not take us long to decide to join the Geec team. Based on the objectives of the team, we believe that there is great potential to develop our experience and to continue learning with an open and positive mind as well. During our journey in the […]