Team Polyjoule won second prize at last year's Eco Marathon
The jubilant French team after smashing the five year record
The Polyjoule hydrogen-powered prototype
After smashing the five year record on the first day, the French team added to the kilometers again on the last day of the event
A five year Shell Eco Marathon fuel efficiency record has been smashed by a team of French students.
2010 Shell Eco Marathon winners
A five year Shell Eco Marathon fuel efficiency record has been smashed by a team of French students. Team Polyjoule broke the record on the first day of the event by recording an astounding result of 4,414 kilometers on the equivalent of one liter of fuel (that's 10,382 mpg). The team then went on to break its own record by a further 482 kilometers. But the students still expect even more from their hydrogen fueled vehicle and are already looking toward next year's Marathon.
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