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    Official: Ford's deadline for gas-saving app contest is this week [w/video]

    Write some code to save some folks some gas, and you might save about a quarter-century's worth, courtesy of Ford. The US automaker is getting closer to awarding its $50,000 prize for the Ford Personalized Fuel-Efficiency App Challenge, with the deadline for applicants coming up today. The ...

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    Official: Fuel Economy Coach wins efficiency prize in DOE's Apps for Vehicles Challenge

    Don't tell anyone who's focused on reducing distracted driving, but the US Department of Energy (DOE) recently held a Fuel Efficiency Innovation apps contest. So, while the winner might not do much for keeping eyes away from smartphones while driving, it might save some gas. This week, the DOE ...

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    Elektromotive charging station given "outstanding achievement" award from Green Fleet

    Elektrobay charging station - Click on image for complete gallery
    Elektromotive has been given Green Fleet's 2009 "Outstanding Achievement" award for its development of recharghing facitilies for electric vehicles. Elektromotive was honored with "Industry Innovation Awards" in 2007 and 2008 for ...

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    Auto X Prize deadline has passed; thoughts on the purse split

    The Automotive X Prize's deadline for registration has passed and now we get to wait and see just who's going to be actually participating in the upcoming high-mileage competition. The organizers say that the last few days and hours before the deadline were "an absolute firestorm of phone calls, ...

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    Cornell University X-Prize team to base their car on a Geo Metro

    One of the teams entered in the Automotive X-Prize is from Cornell University and they have selected an unexpected car which they will use as their test platform. In order to meet the goal of 100 mpg gasoline equivalent, team members have decided to build a plug-in hybrid and have procured an old ...


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