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How to ace the challenge

The deadline for the Ford Personalized Fuel-Efficiency Challenge is fast approaching! All applications must be entered by July 24 at 5 p.m. EDT.

As you’re wrapping up your submissions, be sure to keep these tips in mind. We want your submission to have the greatest possible chance at being eligible!

Start your draft

Beginning your draft early is the best way to avoid getting caught by surprise later on. Visit the Enter an Application page today and make sure you’re aware of all the requirements.

Once you start and save a draft, you can edit it at any time before the submission deadline. Fill out the easy fields now (like name, platform, category and submitter type) and you’ll have fewer items to worry about later on.

Submit early

When you’re ready to enter your submission, just visit the draft that you saved and click “Submit for Review” at the bottom of the form.

We review submissions on a rolling basis, so if you submit early enough we can alert you to any problems and give you the opportunity to edit your submission before the deadline.


If you have questions about the OpenXC Platform or need help with a specific application you’re developing, post in the OpenXC Google Group. If you have questions specifically about the Ford Personalized Fuel-Efficiency Challenge, post in the Discussion Forum or shoot us an email at