Less than Seven Months to go in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize
On Jan 12, 2009 at the Detroit Auto Show, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE announced that Michigan would become the State for the Competition phase with the support of the Michigan Economic Development Corp (MEDC) and the Michigan Intl Speedway. Present at the press announcement were Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO, X PRIZE Foundation; Lt. Governor John D. Cherry, State of Michigan; Greg Main, President & CEO, MEDC; Roger Curtis, President, Michigan Intl. Speedway; and Patrick Davis, Program Manager, Vehicle Technologies, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, US Dept of Energy.
Below is an image of the time line over the next several months showing what events will take place in the conclusion of the Automotive X Prize.