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Automotive X-Prize Knockout Stage – Click above for high-res image gallery

The Progressive Automotive X-Prize has been underway for some time now but finally, the hyper-efficient rubber is meeting the race track. The twenty-eight remaining teams spent the weekend making their way to Michigan where they will begin the week-long "Shakedown Stage." There, the entrants will undergo a safety inspection and "on-track dynamic safety evaluations" that include, among other things, braking speed, lane changing ability and acceleration. The tests are only meant to prepare the veh

Electric RaceAbout – Click above for high-res image gallery

EVI Wave2 Progressive Automotive X-Prize contender - Click above for high-res image gallery

EVI Wave2 Progressive Automotive X-Prize contender - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Click above for a high-res image gallery of Lightning Hybrids LH4 renderings

There's nothing wrong with tooting your own horn from time to time, just so long as you happen to be deserving of praise. Such is the case with the Progressive Automotive X Prize, which says that it's managed to score more than a billion impressions (combined between web, print, radio and television) from the media for the 2008 calendar year. Expect plenty more coverage over the next year-and-a-half, with a good deal of it coming from Consumer Reports. We'll forgive them (this time) for neglecti

If you're a fan of watching engineering challenges being tackled and new companies springing to life then perhaps Revolution Motors and their Dagne might be of interest to you. Echoing the open-to-the-public development route that we've seen, at least to some extent, with the Tesla Roadster and the Chevy Volt, the fledgling company has released a video of their three-wheeled leaning, joystick-controlled prototype making its exit from their cavernous garage onto the waiting streets. Actually, the

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