Student head shots, shortlisted team photos and submission photos appear in a collage-style grid.

Students from around the world took K.I.T.T. from NBC’s Knight Rider as inspiration to create the car of the future in Future Rider: a new Shell Eco-marathon Challenge.

Our judges selected the shortlisted teams and the public voted for their favourite ideas. Check them out below and stay tuned as we announce the regional winners and global grand prize winner on December 13, 2021!

Shortlisted Future Rider Teams

Americas
A hydrogen-powered vehicle with an ‘80s-inspired design and electromagnetic suspension.  eWolf Racing, CEFET RJ, Brazil, A hydrogen-powered vehicle with an ‘80s-inspired design and electromagnetic suspension.
Asia Pacific and Middle East
Powered by an organic battery, this car connects with the driver in a revolutionary way.DTU SUPERMILEAGE, DTU, India, Powered by an organic battery, this car connects with the driver in a revolutionary way.
Europe and Africa
Mundus is a one-of-a-kind self-driving car that solves real-world problems.ASU Racing Team, ASU, Egypt, Mundus is a one-of-a-kind self-driving car that solves real-world problems.
Americas
This car is powered through the air, made from vegetable fibres and has a strong AI personality.Ibmach, Ibmec BH, Brazil, This car is powered through the air, made from vegetable fibres and has a strong AI personality.
Asia Pacific and Middle East
A modular design and compact transmission system make this car ultra-modern.DJS Miles, D.J. Sanghvi, India, A modular design and compact transmission system make this car ultra-modern.
Europe and Africa
AVIC is sustainable, super intelligent and can even connect with your smart home.Cairo Uni Eco Racing Team UC, CU, Egypt, AVIC is sustainable, super intelligent and can even connect with your smart home.
Americas
Wayralla collects information from the driver, the environment, traffic and more.KON Team, UTEC, Peru, Wayralla collects information from the driver, the environment, traffic and more.
Asia Pacific and Middle East
A car of the future designed with accessibility in mind.GARUDA UNY ECO TEAM, UNY, Indonesia, A car of the future designed with accessibility in mind.
Europe and Africa
Wireless charging, hand tracking systems and more make up this innovative vehicle.Apex Racing Team EV, HTI, Egypt, Wireless charging, hand tracking systems and more make up this innovative vehicle.
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Future Rider: A Shell Eco-marathon Challenge

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