U-M solar car team to compete in local Eco-marathon

We've been following U-M's solar car team for a few years now, with races in far-flung regions like Australia. In two weeks y'all can get a gander at the award-winning team as they compete against 130 other vehicles in the Shell Eco-marathon, which is being held for the first time in Detroit April 9-12.


The U-M Supermileage Team will compete in the Shell Eco-marathon, held for the first time in Detroit at the Cobo Center April 9-12.

The contest, which started as a wager between two engineers in 1939, has since gone global, attracting engineering students from around the world who aim to design, build and drive the world's most energy-efficient vehicle.

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