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Progressive Auto X PRIZE: How Entrepreneurs Are Driving the Future of Jobs and Energy Security


Progressive Auto X PRIZE: How Entrepreneurs Are Driving the Future of Jobs and Energy Security

A hearing of the United States Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

Duration: 1:01:13
September 16, 2007
Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming - Progressive Auto X PRIZE: How Entrepreneurs Are Driving the Future of Jobs and Energy Security - Building new high-efficiency cars that reach 100 MPG will cut America's dependence on foreign oil and save consumers money at the pump. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, the Progressive Automotive X PRIZE announced the winners of their 31 month-long competition to build a production-capable vehicle that can achieve this goal. Following the announcement, the winners of the competition headed to Capitol Hill to brief Members of Congress on their solutions. The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a congressional briefing with the Progressive Automotive X PRIZE winners on Thursday September 16th, 2010. Immediately following the briefing, Members of Congress were able to view the winning X PRIZE vehicles, which were on display in the Capitol Complex. WITNESS LIST: Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation ; Oliver Kuttner, Founder and CEO, Edison2, Team Edison2 Team Leader; Ron Cerven, Project development engineer, Li-Ion Motors Corp, Team Li-Ion Team Leader; Jim Lorimer, US Sales Representative, 21st Century Motoring, Team X-Tracer Team Member. Video provided by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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