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PSU Brings Home the Hydrogen

Remember the Shell Eco-Marathon? Penn State engineers constructed a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle and attended the California competition.

But the goal of this “race” was to go farthest, not fastest. Penn State’s vehicle of victory, “Blood, Sweat & Gears,” took first place in the hydrogen fuel-cell category.

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Are you ready for this? Their contraption possessed an efficiency of 1,912.9 miles per gallon, or 813.2 km/l for the metrically inclined.

Check out their blog for more about the eco-marathon.

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