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West Philadelphia High School Students Compete with World's Best Engineers to Create Cars that Deliver 100-MPG Fuel Efficiency

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By Jim Hilgen

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West Philadelphia High School Students Compete with World's Best Engineers to Create Cars that Deliver 100-MPG Fuel Efficiency

Philadelphia, PA – The nationally recognized West Philly Hybrid X Team is in the running for part of a $10 million prize in the Progressive Automotive X Prize competition. The 15-student team has built two vehicles capable of delivering 100-mpg fuel efficiency. WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines how the group has managed to compete with the world' best engineers.