Automotive X Prize Winners Announced

The X Prize Foundation and Progressive Insurance have awarded three design teams a total of $10 million for their fuel-efficient vehicles.

E-Tracer Peraves
The E-Tracer, made by X-Tracer Team Switzerland from Winterthur, Switzerland, reached the greatest fuel economy in the Progressive Automotive X Prize competition, achieving more then 200 MPGe.
Edison2 X-Prize
Team Edison 2’s “Very Light Car” can achieve the energy equivalent of 102.5 miles per gallon of gasoline (MPGe).
Edison2 Very Light Car
Team Edison 2’s “Very Light Car" lives up to its name with a curb weight of 830 pounds.
E-Tracer Peraves X-Prize
X-Tracer Team Switzerland won the "alternative tandem" class with the E-Tracer, essentially an all-electric, enclosed motorcycle.
Wave 2 Auto X-Prize
Li-ion Motors Corp. of Mooresville, N.C., won the "alternative side-by-side" class with its Wave II, an all-electric car powered by lithium-ion batteries.
E-Tracer II Auto X-Prize Trunk Space
The Wave II by Li-ion Motors Corp. of Mooresville, N.C., even has trunk space in their all-electric car that achieves 187 MPGe.

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