Ingenious: a true story of invention, automotive daring, and the race to revive America

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"An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people's lives are changed forever by a quest to engineer a radically new kind of car. In 2007, science-fiction enthusiast Peter Diamandis announced he would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that traveled 100 miles on the energy equivalent of a gallon of gas. The challenge attracted more than 300 teams from all over the world, including dozens of amateurs. This book follows four teams from the build stage to the final race and beyond."--
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subject_facet Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Competitions -- United States, Automobiles -- Energy consumption -- Research -- United States, Automobiles -- Energy consumption -- Technological innovations -- United States, Cars, Creative ability -- United States, HISTORY / United States / 21st Century, Industrial development projects -- United States, Inventors -- United States, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Automotive, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Inventions, Transportation / Automotive / General
title_display Ingenious : a true story of invention, automotive daring, and the race to revive America
title_full Ingenious : a true story of invention, automotive daring, and the race to revive America / Jason Fagone, Ingenious : a true story of invention, automotive daring, and the race to revive America [electronic resource] / Jason Fagone
title_short Ingenious :
title_sub a true story of invention, automotive daring, and the race to revive America
topic_facet Automobiles, Cars, Competitions, Creative ability, Design and construction, Energy consumption, Industrial development projects, Inventors, Research, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Automotive, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Inventions, Technological innovations