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Jayhawk engineering students transforming Volkswagen Bug into eco car

Article: Jayhawk engineering students transforming Volkswagen Bug into eco car

A 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle is probably not your idea of a dream car. At 25 mpg, it’s probably also not your idea of a green car. But a group of mechanical engineering students at the University of Kansas have completed a year-long project aimed at making a Bug much more eco-friendly… with an eventual goal of creating a 500 mpg vehicle.