Leave a comment

March 9, 2008 by yogi2raj

Automotive X-prize details revealed

For a competition that still hasn’t officially launched, the Automotive X-Prize has certainly been doing a pretty good job of making itself known, and we’ve now got yet more details on it courtesy of the folks at CNET. First up, it seems that the X-Prize Foundation will finally get official with the competition “sometime next year,” although likely not before the New York Auto Show in the spring. Before that, however, the Foundation will be showing off some or all of the 43 contenders currently signed up at the Detroit Auto Show in January including, among others, Aptera’s 300 mile-per-gallon car pictured above. What’s more, given that the competition only seeks to find a car that gets 100 miles to the gallon, it would seem that Aptera would have a considerable advantage — assuming it can actually back up its claims, that is. Hit up the read link below for a peek at some of the other competitors.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: