Latest Ansari X Prize Stories

2010-07-19 09:17:00

DETROIT, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As winners of DASH+, the high school contest that challenged students across the country to design an eco-friendly dashboard of the future, a team of three students and their mentor will begin a three-day Grand Prize VIP experience in Detroit today.

2010-07-01 07:00:00

BLUE ASH, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMP Holding Inc.

2010-06-30 18:50:00

15 Vehicles from 12 Teams Continue in Pursuit of Ten Million Dollars in Prize Money for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars BROOKLYN, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), concluded its Knockout Qualifying Stage.

2010-06-16 11:00:00

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- EDV Technologies from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, CA, has been named the Grand Prize winner of the DASH+ student contest.

2010-05-27 12:16:00

FREE EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 29 ST. LOUIS, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Saint Louis Science Center will host a free, open to the public, community science day this Saturday, May 29 to give visitors a unique experience exploring vehicle technologies and energy efficiency.

2010-05-03 13:45:00

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of planning, designing and collaborating, three teams of students from Santa Barbara, CA, San Jose, CA, and Dearborn, MI have been named semi-finalists in the DASH+ high school student contest that challenges students to use their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills and their creativity to design an eco-friendly automotive dashboard of the future.

2010-04-27 07:30:00

LANSING, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alias, a prototype electric sports car from ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP), has qualified for the Shakedown stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE (PIAXP) competition for 100 MPG equivalent and above cars now underway at Michigan International Speedway (MIS).

2010-04-26 08:02:00

Vehicles From Around the Globe Begin Performance Testing Today in Pursuit of the Multimillion Dollar Cash Prize for Super Fuel Efficient Cars **Celebratory Kickoff Event Planned at Michigan State Capitol on Thursday, April 29** BROOKLYN, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 28 teams, representing 36 super fuel efficient vehicles from across the globe will begin arriving at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Brooklyn, MI to officially start on-track performance testing for...

2010-03-02 09:00:00

Company to Implement a Signature Data Acquisition System to Transmit Feedback on the Performance of Competition Vehicles in Real Time. PLAYA VISTA, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The X PRIZE Foundation today announced details of a unique partnership with Illinois-based MOREY Corporation to benefit the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition designed to inspire a new generation of viable, safe and super fuel-efficient vehicles.

2010-02-19 07:40:02

NASA will honor the achievements of the 2009 Centennial Challenges prize winners and competition hosts with a technical symposium Feb 25 and a recognition ceremony Feb 26.

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