Team Name: Cornell 100+ MPG
Location: Ithaca, NY
Who are they? Four faculty advisors, 65 graduate and undergraduate students from Cornell University.
What they say will set them apart: Systems engineering approach to designing the vehicle. It's a system of components that work well together, not one single breakthrough design. The combination of diesel engine with electric drive promises efficiency, aided by a slender body designed for aerodynamics.
No. of wheels: Four
Drive type: Extended-range electric with electric, front-wheel-drive and 1.4-liter three-cylinder diesel engine.
Power source: Life battery pack with 15 kwh total capacity.