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Automotive X-Prize: teams dropping fast now, only four left in the mainstream class

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

Progressive X-Prize Shakedown Stage starts at Michigan International Speedway

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

Electric RaceAbout is Finnish(d), unveiled in Helsinki

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SEMA 2009: Progressive Automotive X-Prize Contenders

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

SEMA 2009: Progressive Automotive X-Prize Contenders

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

Rocky Mountain "Hi": Lightning Hybrids to debut prototype at Denver Auto Show

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We heart the X Prize (just like everyone else); 50 teams expected to compete

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 Jeremy Korzeniewski

VIDEO: Dagne prototype rolls, tilts

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 a