Voting for the $25,000 "What's Your Crazy Green Idea?" Contest has Begun! - Peter Diamandis at the Huffington Post
Dr Diamandis mentions this:
Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Announces First Round of Registered Teams in Competition to Develop 100 MPGe Vehicles - X PRIZE Foundation press release with links to 20 of the teams (2 are confidential, and over 100 more aren't officially registered)
Los Angeles Auto Show - It was announced there, although the site says the event doesn't start until tomorrow. Maybe that happened at the Sneak Preview Night?