Indiana’s Purdue University students’ street-legal, solar-powered urban commuter car achieves 64.5 miles/kWh and recently won the solar-power energy title in the urban concept category at the recent fifth annual Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition in Houston. The students say this is the equivalent of 2,500 mpg (0.094 L/100 km). The annual event challenges high school and college student teams from around the world to design, build and test energy-efficient vehicles. The winning ...

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