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Day 4

Overtaken in the final stretch

Overtaken in the final stretch: A new Thai team has rolled to victory at Shell Eco-marathon Asia.

Too close for comfort?

On the final day of competition two Thai teams are battling for the greatest overall distance, while others wait to see if their exceptional approach to car design will be officially rewarded.

Day 3

Overcoming all odds

Teams demonstrate inspiration and determination as the excitement continues at Luneta Park.

Thinking of tomorrow

UrbanConcept cars join Prototypes in competition in the penultimate day: students must prove that their clever designs go more than skin deep.

Day 2

Practice makes perfect

Practice runs draw to a close as Prototype drivers take on the challenge for real. Who will manage to secure an early place on the leader board?

And they’re off!

Cars take to the track following an official opening ceremony that inspires national pride.

Day 1

Back to the workshop

Delighted teams pass technical inspections while others roll their cars back to the booths for more tinkering.

Testing times

Students are feeling nervous as they face their first major challenge – a rigorous technical inspection before the cars are allowed out on track.

Getting ready

Excitement mounts in Manila

Workers are putting the finishing touches to Luneta Park as students stream in from across Asia, eager to take to the track tomorrow.

Streets ahead in energy efficiency

Thai winners talk tactics and hope they can hold their top position on the new circuit in Manila.

Streamlined cars for growing cities

Two students in rapidly expanding cities thousands of kilometres apart hope their futuristic cars will inspire urban transport of the future.

Asia’s bright young engineers coach celebrities on fuel-efficient driving

Celebrities in four countries have met with student teams to swap energy-efficient driving tips ahead of the driving challenge in Manila.

A bumpy ride for young engineers

Miguel Reyes and his team are back on track after a devastating typhoon hit the Philippines.

Students showcase ultra energy-efficient cars ahead of 2014 Asia competition

Eight Philippine student teams impressed hundreds of onlookers in Manila with their self-built, innovative cars capable of incredible fuel efficiency.