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Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. With annual events first in the Americas, then Europe and Asia, the winners are the teams that go the furthest using the least amount of energy. The events spark debate about the future of mobility and inspire young engineers to push the boundaries of fuel efficiency.

Events around the world


Find out more about the 2015 competition in Rotterdam.


Find out more about the event in Detroit, MI, USA.


Find out more about the 2015 competition in Manila, Philippines.

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News and Highlights

University of Toronto dethrones perennial champ Laval at Shell Eco-marathon in Detroit

13 Apr 2015

Team recovers from on-track crash for 3,421 miles per gallon win on day’s final run in Detroit

Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 Finishes With Five New Mileage Records in The Street Circuit Challenge

01 Mar 2015

Students from Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa have conquered the streets of Luneta Park, Manila to set five new mileage records at Shell Eco-marathon Asia.

Innovative Student-Designed Cars Compete At Shell Eco-Marathon Asia

28 Feb 2015

Futuristic and fuel-efficient cars have started running along the Luneta Park street circuit in Manila today, marking the start of competition at Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2015. These vehicles were designed and built by students from 17 countries across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Australia.

Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 Commences

27 Feb 2015

Students From Asia, Middle East And Australia Take On Fuel Efficiency Challenge

Shell Brings Together Asia’s Leading Experts To Discuss Sustainable Development Of Cities

26 Feb 2015

Shell today gathered experts on resilience and smart cities to inform and inspire some 300 regional delegates at the second Powering Progress Together Forum in Manila. Themed “Resilience in an Urbanising World”, the session was moderated by international broadcast journalist Maryam Nemazee and was held against the backdrop of the annual Shell Eco-marathon Asia student mileage competition.

Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 Welcomes Over 120 Student Teams To Manila

26 Feb 2015

Sixth edition of Shell Eco-marathon Asia sees new entrants from Australia, Bangladesh, Oman and Saudi Arabia