Mayor Nutter cheers students in $10M auto contest

West Philly Hybrid X Team member Keith Sevcik, right, shakes hands with teammate Jacques Wells, second right, as Tina Wells, Jacques's mother, and teammate Gerald Perese, left, look on next to the team's modified Ford Focus after a pep rally at City Hall in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. The team is one of 22 out of a field of 111 that has advanced in the $10 million Progressive Auto X Prize competition for fuel-efficient cars. Jacques Wells came from his graduation before attending the rally. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

June 16, 2010 1:44:10 PM PDT
A group of Philadelphia high school students has advanced in the $10 million Progressive Auto X Prize competition for fuel-efficient cars.

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