The Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, ranked eighth in the international competition for eco-friendly cars held in the Philippines from 6 to 9 February 2014.
Egypt participated in the competetion with two teams from the Universities of Cairo and Ain Shams. The race depended on energy-saving and high- efficiency cars manufactured by students from different countries all over the world. Each car had to score the greater distance using the least amount of fuel.
Sherief Morad, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, said that the Egyptian team has worked on the car in Egypt over the past two years. The car can make 122 km using one liter only of gasoline. Its body is made of the carbon fiber, a material of high strength and light weight, Morad said.