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Reimagining the Car of the Future

Future Rider: a new Shell Eco-marathon Challenge kickstarted the 2022 Virtual League. STEM students from around the world took inspiration from K.I.T.T., the iconic car from NBC’s Knight Rider, to create the next car of the future.

Check out the winning teams below and catch up on this incredible journey, including Colin’s challenge, Dashboard Chats and student team highlights!

Celebrating Future Rider: a new Shell Eco-marathon Challenge

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The Winning Teams

STEM students from around the world designed cars of the future equipped with cutting-edge features. The judges allocated their scores, and the public voted for their favourite teams – now go check out the winners!

Meet the teams

Future Rider: A Shell Eco-marathon Challenge Explained

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Colin’s Challenge and Chats

Inspired by Shell Eco-marathon teams, Colin Furze tackled his own challenge and discussed the future of mobility in Dashboard Chats.

Watch Colin’s Challenge and Dashboard Chats

Supported By Our Partners

Supported by Altair

Altair is supporting students in Future Rider, the new Shell Eco-marathon Challenge by hosting a Virtual Learning Session to demonstrate the Altair tools available to design and present team ideas in 3D as well as helping them design their Shell Eco-marathon vehicle. Additionally, Altair will be joining the judging panel for the competition.

Supported by Google

Google is supporting students in Future Rider, the new Shell Eco-marathon Challenge delivering a Virtual Learning Session where they will share what Google thinks about cars of the future and the automotive space. Additionally, Google will be joining the judging panel for the competition.

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