The Shell Eco-Marathon is an annual gathering of gearheads and engineering enthusiasts with just one task; go as far as possible using as little energy as possible. Innovation is key, and this year some clever Canadians managed to wring an incredible 3,587 mpg from its gas-powered prototype. Nice!Read more
This isn’t the first time in history that automakers have expressed a keen interest in fuel efficient vehicles. Back in the early 1980s, every automaker was making high MPGs a top priority. Hybrids seem to have the market on fuel efficiency cornered right now, but this blast-from-the-past Alpina BMW built for the 1981 Shell Kilometer Marathon.Read more
The next 100 years will present humanity with unprecedented opportunities and problems.
Providing clean, sustainable energy and transportation to billions of people is one of the most serious issues confronting humanity, and we will need clever solutions if we are to survive as a species.
And if you ask me, a hydrogen-powered race car made from cardboard and plywood is a great start.Read more
For the second year in a row, a student team from Laval University in Canada has won the prototype categoryRead more
[social_buttons] Turkish students at Sakarya University have built a hydrogen car that gets 1,336 mpg. Well, sorta. Called the SAHİMO,Read more