TEHRAN, Apr. 5 (Mehr News Agency) - Manufacturing a new fuel-efficient car by students of Isfahan University of Technology (IUT) is at its final stage, project team's leader Fatemeh Mobasharri said on Saturday.
The working team is composed of eight undergraduate students of mechanical, electrical and industrial engineering, Mobasharri noted.
"The study and design phases of the project are complete, and the car is currently being manufactured" she explained, adding that all phases of the work were carried out by the students' team.
The team is scheduled to present the car to Shell Eco-Marathon Europe competition which will be held in France from May 22 to 24, 2008.
The Eco-Marathon is an annual competition sponsored by Royal Dutch Shell, in which participants build special vehicles to achieve the highest possible fuel efficiency. The Eco-Marathon is held around the world with events in the UK, France, Holland, Japan, and the USA.
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