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UVM students building hybrid race car

Release Date: 09-24-2007

Author: Tim Johnson

[The following is reprinted from the Burlington Free Press.]

Some automotive design contests for hybrids feature cars that get hundreds of miles to the gallon on long, somnolent test drives at 20 or 30 mph. The contest that the AERO student club has entered is decidedly not one of those.

The hybrid car they are building at the University of Vermont is going to be fast. Zero to 60 in 4 seconds, á la Formula 1.

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