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Shell, a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operates Shell Eco-marathon Americas and is National Geographic's partner on the Great Energy Challenge initiative. Shell Eco-marathon Americas is a unique competition that brings together more than 110 teams and thousands of students from across the Americas to battle for ultra-energy efficiency on the road. Using their creativity and ingenuity, participants design and build futuristic vehicles that are then driven on the streets of downtown Houston.

Japan Needs to Balance Future Energy Mix

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  SPONSOR POST By Jeff Edwards, General Manager, Global Gas & LNG Market Development, Royal Dutch Shell Recently, I had the good fortune to join a round table discussion with a group of Japan’s leading thinkers on energy issues, hosted by National Geographic in Tokyo, in partnership with Shell. The discussion focused on the very…

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In part two of this documentary chronicling the trials and tribulations of bright young engineers competing in Shell Eco-marathon Americas,  see why the Canadian Alérion Supermileage team transfers skiing skills to car design, what high-school students learn from Penske racing drivers in the USA, and how the e³- USFC team cope when a natural disaster…

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Shell* Eco-marathon Americas, a fuel-efficiency race where students design and build futuristic vehicles that are then driven on the streets of downtown Houston, Texas, kicks off on April 4. Shell followed three student teams across the Americas, capturing their trials and tribulations as they prepared for the race. In the first episode, Canada’s Alérion Supermileage…