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Students give auto industry a run for their money!

A group of students from the Sustainability Workshop School in Philadelphia, PA participated in theProgressive Automotive X Prize to build a car that could get 100 miles per gallon.  Comprised of high school students from Philadelphia’s inner city, the West Philly Hybrid X Team collaborated with a team of faculty members and paid helpers, working with a budget of nearly $500,000 comprised of grants and contributions.  Their competition included companies, universities and inventors with corporate sponsorships.  Check out the CNN video to learn more about their experience.