• U of A students to race hydrogen-powered car in international fuel-efficiency competition

    Original content by Madeleine Cummings, Edmonton Examiner. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:37:52 MDT AM A team of students from the University of Alberta is taking their hydrogen car to London to compete in Shell’s “Drivers’ World Championship” on July 3. Student teams from Europe, Asia and the Americas will compete at the event to see who can travel the fastest and be the most fuel efficient over the course of a 17.9-kilometre race at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The team qualified for the first-ever international iteration of the Shell Eco-marathon series by winning their category at a competition for teams in the Americas held in Detroit this past April. Not only did the U of A team receive first prize in their hydrogen urban-concept category, but they managed to be the only team to complete the course. (They took several attempts to do it, but successfully completed 10 laps

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  • U of A students Eco-car wins North American clean-car competition

    Original content posted on www.cbc.ca | Posted on April 29th, 2016 12:10 PM MT The award-winning care runs entirely on hydrogen fuel cells An EcoCar created by engineering students at the University of Alberta recently won the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas, a competition for clean-car technology. The curvaceous, 300-pound car — nicknamed "Alice" — runs entirely on hydrogen fuel cells. About Kabir NadkarniMore Posts (6)

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  • Student eco-car headed to world championships

    U of A team wins division at Shell Eco-marathon Americas Original article on Metro News Edmonton | Posted by Alex Boyd on April 28 2016 The University of Alberta’s Eco-Car team is headed to London after winning its division at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition in Detroit last week. The 40-member team and their sleek carbon fibre car, dubbed “Alice,” took first place in the UrbanConcept category for hydrogen-fuelled vehicles last weekend. About Kabir NadkarniMore Posts (6)

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  • UAlberta Eco-Car Team Develops Single-Seat Concept Car

    Alice will be competing in the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition. The concept car, created by a 19 member team, is called Alice and will be competing in what is considered the most challenging group, the Urban Concept-hydrogen fuel category. The team is led by Nik Viktorov, a third-year chemical engineering (co-op) student, who says that the team has high hopes for the vehicle. If they come in one of the top two spots, they will be eligible to enter the Shell Eco-Marathon race in London, England this July. About Kabir NadkarniMore Posts (6)

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  • Alberta Primetime: UAlberta "EcoCar" Team Heading to Competition

    http://alberta.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=844152&binId=1.2002989&playlistPageNum=1 About Kabir NadkarniMore Posts (6)

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  • Eco-Car team ready to hit the road in Detroit

    Original content on the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering website Posted by Richard Ciarney on April 20, 2016 (Edmonton) When you take care of a lot of tiny details, it adds up to something huge. And the U of A Eco-Car team is having a really big year. This 19 team members—a record number—are in Detroit, competing against universities from around the world. About Kabir NadkarniMore Posts (6)

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