Designing a Low-Emission 100 Mile-Per-Gallon Car

The X Prize Foundation wants to break our addiction to oil and slow the effects of climate change. They’re offering a multimillion dollar prize to the first team to create a low-emission, 100 mile-per-gallon car that’s safe, affordable and ready for mass production. The contest is gaining speed internationally, with more than 30 teams from numerous countries.



Will the 100 percent electric Tesla Roadster win the multimillion dollar Auto X Prize for a low-emission 100 mile-per-gallon car?
Will the 100 percent electric Tesla Roadster win the multimillion dollar Auto X Prize?
Photo by Tesla Motors
Commuter Cars Corporation’s “Tango,” which is touted as the world’s fastest urban car, is one of the vehicles vying for the multimillion dollar prize.
Commuter Cars Corporation’s “Tango,” which is touted as the world’s fastest urban car, is one of the vehicles vying for the multimillion dollar prize
Photo by Commuter Cars Corporation

















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