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Published Apr 16th 2007, 6:25pm by Patty Streeter in Pressroom Articles

TheBostonChannel.comA Car that Achieves 6,700 Miles Per Gallon?

 

POSTED at TheBostonChannel Thursday, April 12, 2007

Shell_logo It's Possible in Shell's Unique Student Competition

Shell Eco-Marathon Americas inspires top young engineers from 24 schools in the U.S. and Canada in a challenge to take place April 13-14 at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. The goal of the event is to build a vehicle which will achieve the farthest distance using the least amount of fuel.

After more than 20 successful years in Europe and the United Kingdom, the world-renowned Shell Eco-marathon is coming to the United States. The Shell Eco-marathon Americas will showcase a lineup of futuristic, eco-friendly vehicles competing to travel the farthest distance on the least amount of fuel. The student project, which invites student teams from across the Americas to design and build the most energy-efficient vehicle, concludes this weekend, April 13 -14, 2007, with a two-day mileage challenge at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. Last year, a student team from Europe achieved the equivalent of 6,792 miles to the gallon.


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