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Petrol prices and petrol-free cars

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This week, The Science Inside looks at the dropping petrol prices. They chat to Director and chief economist at Econometrix, Dr Azar Jammime about the the oil price, then hear about the Shell Eco-marathon and how to build a car that can travel thousands of kms on a single litre of petrol.They wrap up with how a car can be powered by the sun and win a race.

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