Detroit 2010: Edison2's Very Light Car scoffs at Electric Avenue
The Edison2 engineering team originally considered using a hybrid drivetrain in the VLC, but, "realized that light weight and low aerodynamic drag are two absolute virtues for auto efficiency, and that low weight and batteries are mutually exclusive," we learned in a statement. Now that the simpler drivetrain has been chosen for the VLC, Edison2 says that, "Only a few teams have a realistic chance of winning the X Prize, and our team is one of them." We have just nine months to find out if this confidence is warranted.
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