I guess one of major automakers might enter before it's over. Why give up all that free press? I guess there are risks. Losing to some guy in a garage, for example, and they really don't need the $10m prize money. It's not like they need the inspiration either with things like the new 35 CAFE standard. Over 50 teams have already entered the competition to make a green car for a $10m prize, so who needs the Big Three anyway?
- Wired Magazine January 2008 cover: the race to make 100 MPG car
- SciAm names X Prize Foundation the "Policy Leader of the Year"
- Cornell University X-Prize team to base their car on a Geo Metro
- Overview: teams competing in the Automotive X-Prize