Consumer Reports covered the Automotive X Prize competition
CR XPrize standouts
Aptera e1
Team name: Aptera Location: Carlsbad, Calif. Car name: e1 Who are they? Inventor Steve Fambro and entrepreneur Chris Anthony started Aptera after Fambro had an epiphany while stuck in traffic: He wanted to ma... More
Edison2 Very Light Car
Edison2: Winner in the Mainstream category Team name: Edison2 Location: Virginia Car name: Very Light Car Status: One alternative model (#96) has been eliminated for failure to meet minimum fuel economy requ... More
Li-Ion Motors Wave
Li-Ion: Winner of the Alternative Side-by-Side class Team Name: Li-Ion Motors Location: North Carolina Who are they? We almost needed a scorecard to keep track of the name changes for the company now known as... More
Raceabout Association Raceabout
Team Name: Raceabout Association Location: Helsinki, Finland Car name: Electric Raceabout Who are they? Raceabout is a collection of about 10 current students from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences ... More
Team name: TW4XP, which stands for ThreeWheeler for X Prize Location: Germany Vehicle name: Project TW4XP Who are they? Team TW4XP is lead by leader Matin Moscheid and consists of engineers, students from t... More
X-Tracer E-Tracer
X-Tracer: Winner in the Alternative vehicles with tandem (fore and aft) seating class Team Name: X-Tracer Location: Uster, Switzerland Who are they? The Monotracer is an enclosed motorcycle that is sold in Eu... More
ZAP Alias
Team name: ZAP (Zero Air Pollution) Location: Santa Rosa, Calif. Vehicle name: Alias Who are they? ZAP been around since 1994, building electric bicycles and a few cars. It has made quite a few attempts a... More