What is the 2009 Shell eco-marathon Americas?

By |2020-01-25T16:02:02-08:00April 20th, 2009|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, Diesel, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, High schools, Hydrogen, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future, Technology, Teenagers, Universities|

Scientists gone wild April 16-18, 2009, Fontana, CA - The goal of the Shell Eco-marathon is to design and build the world's most fuel-efficient vehicle that produces the fewest emissions. The eco-marathon has evolved since the friendly wager between two Shell scientists back in 1939. On regular gasoline, they achieved a respectable 50 miles per [...]

Schurr wins team spirit at Shell eco-marathon

By |2020-01-25T15:42:52-08:00April 20th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fuel economy, High schools, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , |

We are the Spartans When it was announced that Schurr High School, home of the Mighty Spartans, won the team spirit award, everyone clapped wildly. Schurr had certainly earned it. I had heard all day about the excessive amount of sharing Schurr had done: a seat belt to one team, a wheel to another team. [...]

First day of competition 2009 Shell eco-marathon

By |2017-03-22T08:05:45-07:00April 20th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fuel economy, High schools, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|

End of first day results - April 17, 2009 Shell eco-marathon: These are the first day results, the 18th are the final runs. Laval - 2622.2MPG Laval University Country: Laval, Quebec, Canada Prototype / Gasoline (Petrol) Team Name: Alerion Supermileage Vehicle Name: NTF 3.0 Penn State - 1776.4 MPG Penn State Country: University Park, PA, [...]

2009 Shell eco-marathon teams get ready for the race

By |2017-03-22T08:05:45-07:00April 17th, 2009|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), High schools, Technology, Teenagers, Universities, Video, youtube.com|

Fontana, CA - The goal of the Shell Eco-marathon is to design and build the worlds most fuel-efficient vehicle that produces the fewest emissions. Teams can enter two main categories: * Futuristic prototypes - which are streamlined vehicles where the primary design consideration is reducing drag and maximizing efficiency * Urban Concept vehicles - which [...]

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