Students rise to the Shell Eco-marathon challenge

Shell Eco Marathon car

I reported from the annual Shell Eco Marathon on behalf of Car Design News, rounding up the inventive solutions dreamed up by many of the entrants.

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The UK’s Aston University brought a flat-packed car to the event and assembled it on site, Ikea-style. As well as an angular plywood body and chassis, the car featured wooden suspension.