The car will be used for student engineering projects at the Flint, Mich., school. According to the university Web site, possible projects include acquiring a fuel cell to install in the vehicle to give students experience with the "wave of the future" in electric cars. The car did not c ome with a battery.
The university is one of 40 colleges nationwide to receive an electric car from General Motors. GM has developed a newer model with an upgraded battery, and decided to pull the late model battery vehicles out of use.
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