How is fuel economy maximized by design? What makes a fuel efficient car? There are many ways to increase the efficiency of a vehicle. This video will touch on vehicle mass, aerodynamics, drivetrain, wheels and brakes, and driving style as ways of improving fuel economy.
The Shell Eco-marathon is a global competition where students design, build, and test vehicles with the goal of going the furthest distance using the least amount of energy.
Shell Eco-marathon: http://www.shell.com/global/environment-society/ecomarathon.html
SEM Americas to be held April 9-12 in Detroit:
Shell Eco-marathon Overview - http://youtu.be/CADL6Aucj68
Technical Inspection - http://youtu.be/WGOSlxc_07Q
Louisiana Tech Interview - http://youtu.be/SARcG4uFUiM
Université Laval (2014 Winner) - http://youtu.be/E3Sepx2h_Tw