Make the Future Live, featuring Shell Eco-marathon, is a global programme bringing people and ideas into collaborative spaces, driving towards a lower-carbon energy future. As a platform for ideas and innovation, representatives from business, academia, Government, and students will explore the future of mobility.

About Shell Eco-marathon

Shell Eco-marathon is a unique global programme for science, technology, engineering and maths students to design and build ultra-energy-efficient cars, and then take them out on track in competition.

At Shell Eco-marathon India 2019, hundreds of students from over 20 teams will come together rising to the challenge of designing, building and test driving their energy-efficient vehicles.

Make the Future Live India, 2018 Highlights

Title: MTF India 2018 Highlights

Duration: 3:50

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MTF India 2018 Highlights_ENG Transcript

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Music buildup

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Aerial day shot of city and beach

Flag of India floating in wind

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It's such a delight to

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People moving between cars in traffic pile up

Traffic guard signalling for cars to move

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be a part of this

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Make the Future India poster board

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Shell mega event

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Car on race track

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called SEM

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Indian ministers standing on stage

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Shell Eco-marathon.

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Car on Madras Motor Race Track

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Nitin Prasad speaking on stage

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I feel like the time for action is now.

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Man waving flag on race track amongst spectators

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Be the Future

See the Future

Live the Future

Create the Future

Change the Future

Make the Future

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Map with glowing lights

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World's fastest growing economy

With a population of 1.3 billion people

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Participants posing on race track

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Make the Future comes to India for the first time

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Shell V-Power exhibition

Nitin Prasad speaking onstage

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Nitin Prasad

Chairman

Shell Companies in India

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We are on the pathway to come up with the right type of energy solutions

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Nitin Prasad speaking with people in exhibition

Shell exhibition

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to address the climate change.

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Staff demonstrating to people at exhibition

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With almost 4000 visitors

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Indian ministers looking at race car at exhibition

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It's a platform for

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Indian ministers at exhibition

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Conversation,

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Nitin Prasad at exhibition

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Conversation,

collaboration

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People trying VR goggles at exhibition

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and innovation

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Race car on track

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K Pandiarajan and other ministers onstage

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K Pandiarajan

Minister for Tamil Official Language

and Tamil Culture and Archaeology

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42 percent of India's automobiles get made in the state here.

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People gathered on Madras Motor Race Track

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K Pandiarajan and other ministers onstage

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So it's very fitting that Shell has chosen to do it right here.

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Male youths posing with race car

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Staff working on car

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Industry partners,

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Indian minister talking with staff

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Industry partners,

government officials

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Kids and youths at exhibition

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Industry partners,

government officials

and students

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Teams pushing race cars on race track

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came together to power the future of mobility in India

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Indian minister talking with staff

Fuel exhibition

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and provide cleaner energy solutions

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Interview of Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford

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Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford

British Deputy High Commisioner of South India

[Dialogue: K Pandiarajan]

We need to engage young people. We need to engage their enthusiasm, their activism, but also their intelligence and brightness.

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Youths participating in exhibition

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Driver in race car

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Shell Eco-marathon

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Students working on race cars

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Where 19 student teams

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Students working on race cars

Driver in race cars

Students carrying race cars to track

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250 engineering students from across India and Oman

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Students standing next to race cars on race track

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Wheel of race car

Students working on race car

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design ultra energy efficient cars

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Close up of race car

Students working on race car

[Dialogue: Setu Sagar]

We have made and fabricated an electric car. These days, as we all know, that Indian cities are mostly highly polluted.

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Interview of Setu Sagar

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Setu Sagar

Team Inferno

Sir M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology

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So there are many technologies that can be used from what we are innovating.

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Setu Sagar posing with the rest of Team Inferno

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Bamboo race car on race track

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A platform to test their innovations

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We have a bamboo research centre in our college.

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Interview of Ashwin Pramod

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Ashwin Pramod

Team Methodos

Government Engineering College Barton Hill

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So we thought, why not try bamboo because bamboo has more strength.

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Close up of bamboo car

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Fibreglass – 6 kg

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Initially with fibreglass, it was around 6 kilograms.

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Bamboo car on race track

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Bamboo – less than 3 kg

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But now after using bamboo, it is less than 3 kilograms.

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Driver in race car

Race cars on race track

Man entering truck

OXtoIndia truck on race track

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What is really exciting for me personally is to see a combination of our OEM partners, academia,

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Interview of Mansi Tripathy

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Mansi Tripathy

Country Head

Shell Lubricants, India

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media, students, government, NGOs, all coming together to talk about something which is very important,

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Race cars on race track

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which is the future of mobility.

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Audience in panel discussion

Speakers on panel

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Panel discussions with industry leaders

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Audience in panel discussion

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Speakers on panel

Video from exhibition

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on smart city solutions

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The world needs more and cleaner energy.

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Interview of Sada Iyer

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Sada Iyer

Vice President,

Project Engineering & Project Services

Shell

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To me, India represents the experimentatin centre of how this can be done.

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Interview of Vivek Mittal

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Vivek Mittal

General Manager, Marketing

Petronet LNG Limited

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The future is all about optimization – increasing energy efficiency, controlling emissions.

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Close up of race car

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We are talking about environment friendly vehicles like electric vehicles.

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Students working on race car

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We hope to move India region from the complete dependence on the fossil fuels

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Interview of Ramaprabhu R

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Ramaprabhu R

Principal Engineer – Fluids Technology

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

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to the next generation where we will be looking into alternative ways of mobility.

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Staff talking to kids and youths at exhibition

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Nxplorers

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A problem-solving initiative for a complex world

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Interview of Rakesh

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Rakesh

Student, Govt High School Uttrahalli

Bangalore, Karnataka

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Shell Nxplorers workshop came to our school,

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Rakesh working on prototype

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the methodology helped me to develop this prototype.

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Students explaining project to people and ministers

Kids and youths trying out games with staff

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It is amazing, you know, the amount of participation we have seen from the kids, young people, you know.

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Interview of Ashwani Dudeja

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Ashwani Dudeja

General Manager (Marketing)

Shell Energy India

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It goes a long way in establishing our brand.

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Indian ministers standing onstage with emcee speaking

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Emcee announcing winners

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The winners...

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Winning team cheering

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Team Averera

IIT Banaras Hindu University

Winners, Battery Electric Prototype

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We have been in the competition for a long time and for the first time, we have won it. It's a great feeling.

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Winning team cheering and posing with cheque

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Winning team's race car on race track

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We will definitely invest this money in the future vehicles.

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Participants cheering

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Team Eco-Titans

Vellore Institute of Technology University, India

Winners, ICE Prototype Category

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My throat is gone because of the cheering and everything feels good right now at this moment.

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Team Eco-Titans cheering and posing with cheque

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These last four days will be the defining moment of all of our lives.

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Participants chanting “Make The Future India”

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#makethefuture

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Shell logo

Copyright SHELL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 2019

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Student engineers pose with their energy efficient cars
Student engineers pose with their energy efficient cars, built from scratch on the tracks

The first edition of Make the Future Live India, featuring Shell Eco-marathon was held successfully from the 6th to 9th of December at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai. In India, the event focuses on “Powering progress in mobility, together”. The event saw members of government, academia, school children, industry representatives and members of the public converge on a single platform to embark on a journey to explore ideas and innovation on the future of mobility.

Shell Eco-marathon is a competition for students who are passionate about developing innovative mobility solutions. The event saw students rising to the challenge of designing, building and eventually putting the pedal to the metal and driving energy efficient vehicles. The Shell Eco-marathon is a visible demonstration of Shell’s commitment to help the world meet its growing energy needs in a responsible way by working together with students, partners and other stakeholders. Teams from colleges/universities across India competed to see who has the most energy-efficient vehicle. The idea was not to race, but collaborate and build energy efficient vehicles for the future.

School students showcase their invention of generating bio gas
School students showcase their invention of generating bio gas from food waste

NXplorers Program

An integral part of ‘Make the Future’ is the NXplorers Program - a global initiative to build critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills in school children in the age group of 14-19 years. Students had worked on several projects out of which the best four were put on display at the Experiential Zone. The projects on display included a smart irrigation device that can monitor the moisture content of the soil and turn on the water pump automatically whenever the moisture drops below a threshold value; Seedographer, a device that increases the resource use efficiency of seed sowing in agricultural fields. Also, on display was a smart drainage system that can divert wastewater from the storm drains, manholes and direct the same for agricultural purposes after passing through a purification process; last but not the least, a project that proposes to create energy from food waste through the process of anaerobic digestion.

The NXplorers Program equips students with tools and skills necessary to address real-world issues of the food-water-energy nexus. A specialized organization in education, Learning Links Foundation, which is helping Shell implement the NXplorers Program in schools and empowers students and teachers alike to become positive agents of change for a sustainable future. In the next three years, Shell aims to take NXplorers Program to 2,60,000 students in over 3000 schools. Shell is currently implementing this Program in 14 countries globally.

Shell India launches the Ox Truck
Shell India launches the Ox Truck – an all-terrain transportation vehicle. It can reach the remotest of areas

Ox Truck

During the course of the four-day event, Shell India also launched "Ox to India" - a potential mobility solution for accessible, efficient, all-terrain transportation in developing regions. The world’s first ‘flat-pack’ truck, dubbed ‘The Ox’ is an all-terrain vehicle which can reach the remotest areas. The truck can carry a payload of 1,900 kilograms and be assembled from a flat-pack kit in less than 12 hours and transported in greater numbers wherever required. The Ox truck is a global partnership between Shell and Gordon Murray Design (GMD) and the Global Vehicle Trust (GVT).

 

Meeting Tomorrow’s Energy Challenges

Parallel to the competition, panel discussions engaged auto experts, academicians, professionals from auto companies to talk about the transition to low-carbon energy, at the business forum. Deliberations focused on the changing scenario from fossil energy to electricity, the impact of the new emission standards on the automotive sector and Indian economy, developing future cities having enough resources to fulfill the energy demand and enabling energy-related entrepreneurs to succeed.

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