31 Aug '13, 9am

Students design eco-friendly cars

Students design eco-friendly cars

SINGAPORE: A competition was held for students to design eco-friendly cars on Saturday to encourage youth innovation in building a sustainable environment. The Shell Eco-marathon Singapore Carnival 2013 aims to showcase a variety of sustainable solutions conceptualised and developed by youths in Singapore. Mr Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Mayor of the North East District, was in attendance to show his support for the event. Six cars were designed by students from the Institute of Technical Education, Nanyang Technological University and Ngee Ann Polytechnic for the annual competition. The cars were built to run on alternate sources of energy with minimum fuel. The Institute of Technical Education students were recognised for having the best design for their solar battery vehicle. Booths were also set up to help educate the public about the tech...

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