Scientific American Open Innovation

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Create Accessories to Enhance the Driving Experience

Challenge Reward: $15,000 USD Challenge Type: Ideation

Vehicles traveling in remote regions or through rugged terrain have unique durability requirements and often experience delays in obtaining replacement parts. Sparse population densities require self-sufficiency in instances of mechanical or electrical failure, hazardous weather, and other situations. Ford is searching for novel designs of accessories and the underlying process of coming up with solutions when driving in remote areas. To make the challenge realistic we are setting the challenge in Australia. 

This is an Ideation Challenge with a guaranteed award for at least one submitted solution.

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DEADLINE: Jun 14 2015 Project Rooms 534 May 01 2015

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