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The Automotive X prize is for chumps - Kansas students aiming for 500 mpge

We've told you about the University of Kansas EcoHawks before. They're a group of engineering students from KU who are trying to build a car that will get 500 miles per gallon-equivalent. One of their ongoing projects is a 1974 Nik Bristow

KU EcoHawks turn 1974 Volkswagen Beetle into a biodiesel-electric hybrid [w/VIDEO]

KU's biodiesel hybrid Beetle - Click above to watch the videos after the jump