Coasting to A Green Future

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Shell Eco-marathon 2009, Eurospeedway Lausitz, Germany 7-9 May 2009

Engineers and racing car enthusiasts making up 200 teams from 29 countries are gathering in Germany
for the Eco-Marathon, the world's biggest green car rally that rewards, not the fastest car, but the most fuel-efficient. Transport accounts for almost a quarter of Europe's emissions, and a third of its energy consumption.

"The target is 3,000 miles to the gallon," said John Caulderbank, course leader at the University of Central Lancashire.

 

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