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March 27, 2013 | Tom Ballard

Deadline next week for “autoXLR8R” applications

If you are considering applying for the inaugural “autoXLR8R,” time is running short. The deadline is April 5.

“autoXLR8R” is a 13-week automotive accelerator program developed by the Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Center. The program’s mission is to identify, commercialize and fund promising new technologies applicable to the automotive industry.

The accelerator runs May 13 through August 8 at the Northfield Workforce Development Conference Center, the former headquarters of GM’s Saturn Corporation.

For more information or to apply, go to