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Improve My Gas Mileage: The 10 Million Dollar Challenge!

Aug 14, 2008
Improve my gas mileage! That's the statement that's been going around since nearly the dawn of the industrial age. Nearly 100 years of just trying to figure out how get further on a gallon of gas.

Gas mileage devices have nearly doubled the gas mileage that cars can get over the last 75 years but progress has been painfully slow. Especially during that last couple of decades which have seen virtually no change.

Well, time to enter the Auto X Prize competition which is being sponsored the the Progressive auto insurance Co. The first 100 mpg car is the goal and the contest was officially launched in March and you can still get in.

Up for grabs is a Whopping $10 million dollar prize and the first individual or group of individuals who can demonstrate 100mgp in a cross-country race, wins the cash.

If you are up for the game, the competition is scheduled to being in 2009. So, if you think you can "improve my gas mileage" don't just sit there, get to building!

The questions are, do you think you have what it takes? What exactly are the rules to win the cash and what is the goals that need to be accomplished?

First off, the goals are pretty obvious. We need cars that are going to be efficient as well as easy on our environment and we also need in a bad way to get off our oil addiction but most important? Improve my gas mileage, of course!

The winning car will demonstrate an easy concept and something that is simple to understand. Something along the line of a car that you and I could actually work on. Is that even possible now days?

It needs to be a car that will benefit the entire world and as such this will be global competition. Anyone anywhere can enter. No matter where you come from, your brains are welcome.

The winning car must also be a car that everyone can purchase. Concept cars or idea cars are not allowed. It's got to be ready for production.

There are other rules such as independent and non-partisan contestants, an understanding of the emissions, performance, fuel efficiency, ect.

Not to worry with those much though. If you can come up with it and it can be manufactured, then all you shade tree mechanics get on your grease gloves and get to work!

Imagine the implications of such a contest not only for those who might win but for the entire world at large!

Are you thinking how life could change for you and the world in general as this technology reaches into other industries as well. Things would change on a global scale.

There is much more info online concerning the cars with best gas mileage if you know where to look so let your finger do the walking and maybe you too will see gas mileage improvement beyond your wildest imagination!
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