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    Exclusive: Q&A with 'Ingenious' author Jason Fagone on the legacy of X Prize [w/video]
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    In 2007, more than 200 teams set out on an ambitious automotive undertaking. The X Prize Foundation announced it would create a $10-million competition open to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that achieved 100 miles per gallon equivalent. AutoblogGreen followed the competition ...

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    Official: X-Prize winner Edison2 shows off Very Light Car, version 4.0
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    Edison2, the 2010 winner of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize for ultimate fuel efficiency, showed off the latest iteration, version 4.0, of its Very Light Car (VLC) at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI, this week. Contrary to the methods other automakers use to develop a viable ...

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    Edison2 eVLC nabs shocking EPA rating of 245 MPGe
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    It's not quite 310 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), but even at 245 MPGe, the Edison2 eVLC is certainly one of the most efficient vehicles to have ever completed EPA-accredited tests. That's right, in tests conducted at Roush Laboratories, the electric version of the X-Prize-winning Edison2 ...

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    Exclusive: More details emerge on the electric Edison2 eVLC with 310 mpge
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    Back in September of 2010, the team from Lynchburg, VA, Edison2, captured the X-Prize crown in the Mainstream Class with its single-cylinder, gasohol burnin' Very Light Car (VLC). After the win, Edison2 hinted that a version of VLC with "other power sources" could effectively "cure range ...

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    Exclusive: Edison2 reveals electric version of its X-Prize winning Very Light Car
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    On the heels of Audi unveiling its Urban Concept, Opel showing off its RAK e concept and Volkswagen pulling the sheets off its Nils concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Edison2 has revealed an electric version of the X-Prize-winning Very Light Car. Called the eVLC, Edison2 says its electric ...

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    After winning Automotive X-Prize, Edison2 hints at next-gen projects
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    Edison2's Very Light Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Crowned the champion of Mainstream Class in the 2010 Automotive X-Prize, the Edison2 team, with its Very Light Car (VLC) proved that its take neither battery power nor fuel cell technology to construct one of the world's most ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Recap and wrap up
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    As our coverage of the 2010 Automotive X-Prize comes to a close, now is as good a time as any to recap some of the events that led to the crowning of this year's champions. From the beginning, many of the X-Prize entrants likely knew that the grueling competition would cut the massive field of ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Edison2 Very Light Car crowned as champion in Mainstream Class
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    Edison2's Very Light Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With only one finalist in the Mainstream Class still standing prior to the Validation Stage in the 2010 Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize, it came as no surprise that the Edison2 team from Lynchburg, VA., with its ...

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    Automotive X Prize: And the winners are ...
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    Automotive X-Prize vehicles line up in the Knockout Stage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet the winners of the 2010 Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize. But before we get to declaring the victors, let's take one last look at the ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Edison2 gets its engines ruined, manages to stay in competition
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    Edison2's Very Light Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Edison2 is still holding on to its position as the only team left in the mainstream class in the Automotive X-Prize. To get there, team members needed to use slopes to get better fuel economy, cool down the cabin of the Very ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: finalists announced, X-Tracer now last team standing in Tandem class
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    Automotive X-Prize Knockout Stage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ladies and gentlemen, meet your finalists for the Automotive X-Prize: Mainstream Class Edison2, Very Light Car (team name, car name) Alternative Class - Tandem X-Tracer, E-Tracer Alternative Class - ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Finals Stage heats up as Edison2 tries to stay cool with ice
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    Edison2's Very Light Car gets packed with ice – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Today, the only two cars left in the mainstream class of the Automotive X-Prize – both Very Light Cars from Edison2 – will be running 200 miles at the Michigan International Speedway, where ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Finals Stage begins, Edison2 remains only team that can win mainstream class, $5 million
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    Edison2's Very Light Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This week, the Finals Stage of the Automotive X-Prize finally begins and, as we found our recently, only one team has any hope of driving away with the $5 million mainstream prize. That team is Edison2, which has two cars ...

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    Automotive X-Prize: Only 15 vehicles from 12 teams left now
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    Automotive X-Prize Knockout Stage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As expected, the recently concluded Automotive X-Prize Knockout Stage was not easy. The challenge was particularly brutal to the teams competing in the mainstream class. Of the nine teams that entered, the only team ...

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    Will Edison2 win the $5 million mainstream X-Prize? No one else can beat them now
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    Edison2's Very Light Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We first saw the Very Light Car from Edison2 in January in the basement at the Detroit Auto Show, but a lot more people might soon see this funky-looking car in magazines and on TV if the current results of the Automotive ...

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    Detroit 2010: Edison2's Very Light Car scoffs at Electric Avenue
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    One of the vehicles on display in the Progressive Automotive X Prize booth at the Detroit Auto Show is the Very Light Car, an entry we hadn't seen before. Taking a similar attitude as the Rocky Mountain Institute about stripping away weight and complexity, the team behind the Very Light Car is ...

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