Every year, over 300 student teams from around the world come together to compete in Shell Eco-marathon. Here is a small selection of the brilliant young minds tackling the energy optimisation challenge.
Student teams embody the true Shell Eco-marathon spirit, pushing the boundaries of energy optimisation through their creativity, hard work and collaboration beyond their classrooms and onto the tracks.
Find out more about these incredible young people below and how their teams from different parts of the world are working towards building a lower carbon future.
Meet the Shell Eco-marathon Teams
AmericasEcocar UNICAMP, Brazil, A multidisciplinary student team from UNICAMP united by a common ambition: to help create a more sustainable future in urban mobility through technological innovation, entrepreneurship, teamwork and conscious development.
Ecocar UNICAMP, Brazil
AmericasCedarville Supermileage, USA, The goal of the Cedarville Supermileage Team is to create the most fuel-efficient car possible. Each year, through hard work and dedication, they improve with new ideas to further this goal.
Cedarville Supermileage, USA
AmericasDrop Team, Brazil, Drop Team have a goal to develop the first Brazilian vehicle with an efficiency of 1,000 km per liter of gasoline, setting a record in their country.
Drop Team, Brazil
AmericasJMU Supermileage, USA, A group of engineering students from James Madison University who apply their knowledge and experiences to the challenge of fuel efficiency by competing in Shell Eco-marathon.
JMU Supermileage, USA
AmericasLA Tech Eco Car, USA, A team made up of highly motivated students and faculty working together to design competitive, fuel-efficient cars.
LA Tech Eco Car, USA
AmericasMater Dei Supermileage 2, USA, An extra-curricular team open to all Mater Dei High School students that build fuel efficient cars to compete in gas mileage competitions.
Mater Dei Supermileage 2, USA
AmericasNorthridge High School, USA, This high school team team was formed to offer engineering students a real-life, project-based course preparing them for life beyond school.
Northridge High School, USA
AmericasSask Eco UC, Canada, Meet the Canadian team from Saskatchewan Polytechnic whose motto and approach to Shell Eco-marathon is based on preparation for hard work and a belief that what you put in you get out.
Sask Eco UC, Canada
AmericasTaq Balam, Guatemala, The first Guatemalan team to participate in Shell Eco-marathon who have the ambitious goal of achieving a 2,500 km/gal efficiency with their ethanol prototype vehicle.
Taq Balam, Guatemala
Asia Pacific & Middle EastTeam Averera, India, Team Averera have a strong vision, passion and dedication to Shell Eco-marathon which has led to their success as the current leaders of the 2021 Virtual League Table.
Team Averera, India
Asia Pacific & Middle EastITS Team Sapuangin, Indonesia, Participating in Shell Eco-marathon since 2010, the team puts their research and STEM knowledge into practice to develop energy-efficient and environmental-friendly vehicles.
ITS Team Sapuangin, Indonesia
Asia Pacific & Middle EastGaruda UNY Team, Indonesia, With a name inspired by an ancient, mythical bird symbolising creative energy, Garuda UNY is an Indonesian team focused on developing energy efficiency innovations to improve the future of their home country.
Garuda UNY Team, Indonesia
Asia Pacific & Middle EastDTU Supermileage, India, A collegiate research team from the Delhi Technological University with a collective mission to protect the environment from vehicular pollution towards a greener future.
DTU Supermileage, India
Asia Pacific & Middle EastEco Titans, India, A group of highly motivated Automotive Engineers that focus on designing, building and testing a highly energy efficient prototype vehicle and with the aim of mastering the art of fuel efficiency.
Eco Titans, India
Asia Pacific & Middle EastInferno, India, A team of engineering students from Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore who build super mileage cars with the ambition of running them as eco-efficiently as possible.
Asia Pacific & Middle EastNanyang Autonomous Venture, Singapore, A multidisciplinary group with expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering, electronics, computing, art, design, media, and even Renaissance engineering.
Nanyang Autonomous Venture, Singapore
Asia Pacific & Middle EastPravega, India, A group of mechanical engineering students from Government Engineering College, Barton Hill participating in Shell Eco-marathon who design, fabricate and drive fuel-efficient cars.
Asia Pacific & Middle EastTP Eco Flash, Singapore, An exceptional team from Temasek Polytechnic are comprised of students from different backgrounds in clean energy, electronics and mechatronics.
TP Eco Flash, Singapore
Europe & AfricaGreen Team Twente, The Netherlands, A multidisciplinary team from Saxion University of Applied Sciences and University of Twente working to make the most efficient hydrogen car and to promote a sustainable future.
Green Team Twente, The Netherlands
Europe & AfricaAE2 Project Team, Turkey, The team joined Shell Eco-marathon to raise awareness about climate change, pollution, and energy while continuing to improve their knowledge and engineering skills.
AE2 Project Team, Turkey
Europe & AfricaEco-Runner Team Delft, The Netherlands, In addition to building the most efficient hydrogen-powered city car, the team want to contribute to a sustainable future by promoting the importance of sustainability and hydrogen in the energy transition.
Eco-Runner Team Delft, The Netherlands
Europe & AfricaHydrogreen Pollub, Poland, Lublin University of Technology A student team from the Lublin University of Technology who share a passion for new technologies and the construction of vehicles powered by alternative energy sources, such as hydrogen and electricity.
Hydrogreen Pollub, Poland
Europe & AfricaTeam UMAKİT, Turkey, This multi-award-winning team of students and academic advisors from Bursa Uludağ University from a varied disciplined background have the mission to produce an innovative and environmentally efficient vehicle.
Team UMAKİT, Turkey
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Team Averera, India
A group of automobile enthusiasts, Team Averera were crowned global winners of the 2021 Virtual League, bringing together students with a desire to advance energy-efficient and autonomous vehicles.