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X Prize Will Kick Off With On-Track Competitions Next Week
In brief: The Progressive Automotive X PRIZE competition will be finally heading into on-track, live vehicle competition events starting next week. With $10 million up for grabs, the 29 qualified teams are planning to hit the track hard.
The ceremonies to start the on-track competition phases of the X PRIZE will begin on April 29 with special guests and speakers from Progressive's X PRIZE Foundation, the State of Michigan, and the U.S. Department of Energy.
The event will begin at the Michigan State Capital and the entire X PRIZE competition of live events will be live blogged and Twitter fed through their website.
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FutureCars wishes good luck to all the participating teams and hopes to see brisk competition as the cream comes out on top!
Photo credits: Progressive Automotive X PRIZE
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