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Aston team wins Eco-Design award at the 2012 Shell Eco-marathon Europe


A hydrogen powered car designed by Aston University Mechanical Engineering and Design students has won a major award in the 2012 Shell Eco Marathon Europe challenge.

The team of engineering students, competing against 200 student teams from across 24 countries, won Shell's Eco-Design Award for pushing the boundaries of sustainable driving and car design.




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Aston student's success at world championship robotics competition


A group of six Aston Engineering School students who took part in an international robotics competition have finished the best team in Europe.

Over 55 universities were involved in the VEX 2013 World Championship, held in California, USA. The teams were asked to build two robots, and then judged on the speed, strength and the design of their robots - made of a combination of plastic, aluminium and steel.
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