Green Team Twente from The Netherlands Wins Drivers' World Championship

In searing temperatures, a team from The University of Twente wins the Drivers’ World Championship finale using hydrogen fuel cell technology. This marks the climax of the 2019 Shell Eco-marathon.

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Highlights & press releases

Engineering students push the boundaries of energy efficiency at Shell’s Make the Future Live event

Jul 5, 2019

Students from France set an all-time competition record at Shell Eco-marathon. Green Team Twente from the Netherlands wins Drivers World Championship

Shell inspires the next generation of engineers at the Make The Future Live festival 2018

Jul 8, 2018

Indonesia takes the crown for the second time in the Drivers’ World Championship.

Engineering real-life heroes

Jul 3, 2018

Engineers of the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon share their personal journeys and aspirations as well as their insights into the possibilities offered by the pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering or maths. Watch the film below.

The vehicles battling for better energy efficiency

Jul 2, 2018

More than 140 ultra-energy-efficient vehicles head to London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this week as Shell Eco-marathon Europe returns to the UK.

Shell brings bright energy ideas to life as Make the Future Live reaches its finale

May 28, 2017

Make the Future Live, featuring Shell Eco-marathon Europe, concluded today after a four-day celebration of some of the brightest and most exciting innovations helping to tackle the global energy challenge.

London fuel-efficiency drive heats up

Make the Future Live, featuring Shell Eco-marathon Europe, welcomed more than 25,000 guests to a festival of innovation and friendly competition in London from May 25-28.

Off-track awards

Shell Eco-marathon is about more than winning on the track. Students are recognised for their communications, technical innovation, design, safety and perseverance.

London joins race for fuel-efficiency

Make the Future London, featuring Shell Eco-marathon Europe, welcomed more than 30,000 guests for a festival of ideas, innovation and friendly competition.

Off-track awards

Shell Eco-marathon is about more than track wins. Students are recognised for excellence in communications, technical innovation, design, safety. The team showing the most spirit and perseverance in the face of adversity is also awarded.

Urban Conquerors

Jul 2, 2016

Cheers of celebration filled the air at Shell Eco-marathon Europe as the UrbanConcept award winners and Drivers’ World Championship line-up were announced.

World Champions

Indonesia wins first Drivers’ World Championship race in grand finale of Shell Eco-marathon Europe.

Race to the track

Rachel Riley was the star turn at Make the Future Live, as the Shell Eco-Marathon Europe countdown continues.

Pelé kicks off in London

Football legend Pelé kicked off Make the Future Live, while students raced to get their cars ready as Shell Eco-marathon Europe revved up.

Shell Eco-marathon Europe coming to London in 2016

London, UK -- More than 200 ultra-energy-efficient vehicles will travel around London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer as Shell Eco-marathon Europe comes to the UK for the first time.

Student ideas to take centre stage at four day festival of innovation

Nov 4, 2015

‘Make the Future’ at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 30 June – 3 July, 2016

Cars of the future spotted on Westminster Bridge

Nov 4, 2015

Shell Eco-marathon student competition moves to London in 2016

Will form part of ‘Make the Future’ a public festival of bright energy ideas and innovations

New track records as the competition celebrates 30 years of innovation and achievement

Fuel efficiency has increased nearly four times since the competition began in 1985. 

Innovation is all

As top French performances in three categories kicked off the second competition day, meet some of the teams with technology and ideas they hope will deliver the competitive edge to win.

Shifting up a gear

As top French performances in three categories kicked off the second competition day, meet some of the teams with technology and ideas they hope will deliver the competitive edge to win.

Moving to the next level

The first event day opened with worried faces as one team discovered fire had damaged their car overnight. Many more worked hard to fix problems and pass the all-important technical inspection.

Counting down

Expectations are higher than ever in Rotterdam, a day before the 30th anniversary Shell Eco-marathon Europe event opens its doors – and the last to be held in the Dutch city. 

Passion, pride and family history

Passion for energy efficiency runs in the family. Discover the story about the uncle and nephew who are members of the all-time winner team Microjoule La Joliverie

Remmi-Team, on the grid since 1985

Veterans in Shell Eco-marathon Europe, the Remmi-Team, from Finland, participated in all 30 editions of the competition. They share their first-hand experiences, unique and personal stories with us before hitting the track in Rotterdam.

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