For years the Eco-Runner participated in the Shell Eco-marathon Prototype class competition where the goal is to cover a certain distance with the least amount of hydrogen. This year, the team has decided to compete in a more challenging competition; the Urban Concept class. This challenge offers us the opportunity to design and build an efficient hydrogen powered vehicle that is closer in appearance to modern city cars: a step closer to a future with sustainable mobility. We will take on this challenge with a team consisting of 24 students from the Delft University of Technology.

Next to the challenge of building an efficient hydrogen powered city car we, from the Eco-Runner Team Delft, also aim to speed up the energy transition. We put a lot of effort in spreading information regarding green hydrogen. By participating in the Shell Eco-marathon competition with a sustainable vehicle we aim to fulfill our vision: “Promoting a sustainable future by building the world’s most efficient hydrogen powered city car.”

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