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

League competitions

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 and student team highlights!

Shell Eco-marathon: Future Rider Awards

Student head shots and submission photos of global winner KON team appear in a collage.

The Global Winner

KON Team from the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Peru, focused on renewable energies and sustainable designs for their car of the future, Wayralla.

Meet the winning team
Headshots of Colin Furze rides a solar powered Mowar.

Colin's Challenge

Inspired by Shell Eco-marathon teams, Colin Furze reimagined a different iconic vehicle.

Watch Colin's Challenge

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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