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X Prize Cars Episode 4: Don Foley, Executive Director of Progressive Automotive X Prize
March 28, 2008 02:08 PM PDT
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I interview Don Foley, Executive Director of the Progressive Automotive X Prize. We talk about a wide variety of subjects, including:

- How is the automotive x prize going?
- Development of the rules
- Favorite teams? - likes the high school team, touts the underdogs
- Major car makers joining
- haven't joined yet, but haven't said they wouldn't and haven't said it is impossible
- Talks about Bloomberg and New York City hosting the first stage
- Question about Vancouver BC, Canada as an international stage. Mentions many other possible cities which have expressed interest
- How many stages are their going to be? 10, 5 in qualifiers and 5 in final. Indianapolis Speedway as a possible stage
- Super long stage (1000 miles) question. 50-200 mile stages. Media viability concern

You can read more about all of this over at X Prize Cars

X Prize Cars Episode 3: Guy Negre and Shiva Vencat of MDI and ZPM
March 27, 2008 02:39 PM PDT
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I interviewed Guy Negre and Shiva Vencat of Motor Development International (MDI) and Zero Pollution Motors (ZPM) about their compressed air vehicle, which is a competitor for the Progressive Automotive X Prize. For more information, see X Prize Cars (UPDATED: link fixed)

Launch of $10 Million Progressive Automotive X Prize
Clean
March 20, 2008 06:43 PM PDT
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In this episode I summarize the news coming out of the announcement, and then present a complete audio recording of the event. Enjoy!

X Prize Cars Episode 1: Tilting Vehicle Australia
Clean
January 29, 2008 03:36 PM PST
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Check out the Tilting Vehicle Australia webpage, or read X Prize Cars.

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