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PHOTOS: 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon & Make the Future Festival — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon. More than 100 student vehicle teams from across the country have descended on Detroit. They are here to show off their ultra-fuel efficient vehicles that they designed, built and of course, race them! There are two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype and urban concept. Three energy sources are available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with an average speed of 15Read More


PHOTOS: 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon & Make the Future Festival — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon. More than 100 student vehicle teams from across the country have descended on Detroit. They are here to show off their ultra-fuel efficient vehicles that they designed, built and of course, race them! There are two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype and urban concept. Three energy sources are available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with an average speed of 15Read More


PHOTOS: 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon & Make The Future Festival in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon. More than 100 student vehicle teams from across the country have descended on Detroit. They are here to show off their ultra-fuel efficient vehicles that they designed, built and of course, race them! There are two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype and urban concept. Three energy sources are available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with an average speed of 15Read More


More than 100 student teams competing at Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit this weekend

TweetDETROIT — More than 100 student teams from across the country have descended in Detroit for the Shell Eco-Marathon. They are here to show off their ultra fuel efficient vehicles that they designed and built and of course, race them! Teams had two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype or urbanconcept. Three energy sources were available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with a minimum average speed of 15 mph. The time requirement is 24Read More


WATCH: 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon Student Vehicle Builds @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon. More than 100 student vehicle teams from across the country have descended on Detroit. They are here to show off their ultra-fuel efficient vehicles that they designed, built and of course, race them! There are two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype and urban concept. Three energy sources are available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with an average speed of 15 mph.Read More


Students From The Great Lakes Region Head To Make The Future Festival This Week To See Innovation In Action

Tweet DETROIT  — Approximately 12,000 students from more than 80 schools in the greater Detroit area will head to Detroit’s Cobo Center later this week to explore the future of energy during a STEM-focused school tour to Make the Future Detroit, featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The festival, which is free of charge and will take place April 27 – 30, 2017, will celebrate bright energy ideas that will inspire current and future energy solutions, offering free virtual reality experiences and hands-on science experiments for an expected crowd of more than 20,000Read More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More


Ford promises to roll out self-driving ride sharing service by 2021

TweetDETROIT — Autonomous vehicles made up most of the discussion at the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) inside Detroit’s Cobo Center. Industry experts and thought leaders gave attendees an update on the progress of these futuristic cars. Ford Motor Co. is testing self-driving vehicles in Michigan, Arizona and in California. A special edition Ford Fusion was shown on the WCX17 exhibit floor with dozens of LiDAR sensors, cameras and radars. The automaker announced that it will begin an autonomous ride sharing service in the year 2021. “We’ve put realRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). At WCX™17: SAE World Congress Experience practical meets potential. The premier talent in the automotive and mobility industry converge to address current challenges, discover new avenues of exploration, and explore the promise of the future of transportation engineering in an interactive experience. Attendees and exhibitors have access to numerous interactive events, including: Facebook Live at WCX, The Learning Lab, The Experience Lounge and The Exchange: Tech Hub and Leadership Summit. For more information aboutRead More