Shell is bringing their marquee event Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) to India for the first time.

The Shell Eco-marathon Challenger will be part of Make the Future India to be held in Chennai between December 6-9, 2018. Shell’s Make the Future is a global platform for conversation, collaboration and innovation around the world’s energy challenges.

Shell Eco-marathon, which was first inaugurated in 1939, is the world’s longest-running student competition wherein engineering students are challenged to design, build and test fuel-efficient cars. Indian teams have been partcipating since 2010 but this is the first time the competition will be held on home ground.

With events hosted in countries around the globe, they aim to provide an opportunity for multiple stakeholders: including students, entrepreneurs, businesses, governments and the public, to experience, test and contribute bright energy ideas. The India tracks will showcase demo for cleaner energy solutions; discussions on powering India’s progress - innovations, challenges and opportunities as well as partnerships for success. This is also a great opportunity for student teams to test and fine tune their vehicle for the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2019. For first timers, this would be a great platform to showcase their skill,be part of a world-class experience and test drive their vehicles with fellow competitors on a professional circuit. Student teams that take to the track will be evaluated on the criteria of who goes farthest on the least amount of fuel.

So, here’s an opportunity for all the bright young minds to design, build and put their fuel-efficient cars to test. Take your innovative mobility ideas to the next level.