UAE students to develop fuel-efficient car

Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) Engineering students in the UAE will build a fuel-efficient “made-in-the-UAE” car to compete at a challenge in Malaysia in July.

The Higher Colleges of Technology’s Ruwais Colleges and Shell have signed a memorandum of understanding, under which Shell will support the car construction.
The 2013 global Shell Eco-marathon challenge will take place in Kuala Lumpur in July.
Ruwais Colleges will join seven other teams from the UAE as well as a number of teams from Qatar, Egypt and Lebanon to compete in the global challenge.
Ruwais Colleges caters to the needs of students living in the Abu Dhabi areas of Sila, Ghayathi and Ruwais.