University of Utah took the 1st place Chem-E-Car Award this year coming in at 2.9. Manhattan College and University of Toledo took the 2nd and 3rd place awards, coming in at 7.5 and 9 respectively.
University of Utah received national coverage from their hometown newspaper, The Salt Lake City Tribune:
Hydrogen fuel won the day for a team of University of Utah students. The undergraduates took first place Sunday at the Chem-E-Car chemical engineering competition in Atlanta, where teams from around the world try to propel their respective boxcars the farthest with an alternative fuel source.
Read the story in full: “Hydrogen fuel pushes University of Utah boxcar into first place at chemical engineering competition"
See the 2014 official chem-e-car video, a list of all competitors, plus photo highlights on ChEnected.