Winning Penn State team achieved 1,290 mpg during 9.6-mile run.
Four college teams achieved more than 1,000 mpg (0.24 L/100 km) in specially designed vehicles during the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Supermileage event held at Eaton’s Proving Grounds in Marshall, MI. A team from Penn State University’s Behrend College was the overall winner of the 34th annual competition, in which teams build a 1-person, fuel-efficient vehicle based on a 1-cyl., 4-cycle engine. The team earned a total score of 1,656, based on 1,290 mpg (0.18 ...
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