Teams headed to London with their vehicles include Mater Dei High School, Evansville, Ind.; Alden-Conger High School, Alden, Minn.; Saint Thomas Academy, Mendota Heights, Minn.; and Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, New York.
The Laval team recorded 2,585 miles per gallon with its gasoline-fueled prototype, but that mark fell short of its record 3,587 mpg set in 2013.
The University of Toronto team, whose vehicle finished with a best run of 2,364 mpg, had hoped to surpass its chief competitor’s mark on its final attempt, but its vehicle failed to start.
Entries are divided by energy type: The event began 31 years ago in Europe and in addition to the Americas competition, Shell Eco-marathon is held annually in Europe and Asia.
The unique competition challenges students around the world to design, build and drive the most energy-efficient cars.
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In fact, Urban Concept teams from across the Americas, Asia and Europe will compete at the first Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship, taking place on July 3, 2016 at the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.