Consumer Reports covered the Automotive X Prize competition
Team EVX Smart EVX
Team Name: Team EVX
Location: Texas
Vehicle: Smart EVX
Status: Eliminated. Failed technical inspection.

Who are they? EVX Laboratories was formed in 2007 by entrepreneur Stevan Hammond. They have a team of seven engineers that work to convert traditional gasoline vehicles into electric cars.

What they say will set them apart: The vehicle is a current production Smart car that has been converted to a pure electric with lithium ion batteries. The car is covered by the manufacturer's warranty and a warranty for the motor and batteries from the conversion. The result is a commuter car that has no emissions and offers over 100 MPGe.

Class: Alternative
No. of wheels: Four
Passengers: Two
Drive type: Front
Power source: Battery electric with lithium-ion batteries

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