Shell Eco-Marathon Winner Earns 3,587 MPG Rating

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!

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This Bizarre BMW Got 88 MPG Back In 1981

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.

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Students Build A Cardboard Race Car Powered By Hydrogen

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.

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