Gallery: INTERVIEW: Edison2’s Chief of Design Ron Mathis

Innovations derived from racing enhance safety in the Very Light Car. These advances include collapsible space not available in current cars (such as wheels outside of the main body structure), a shape that detects impacts, and a lightweight but sturdy
 
Innovations derived from racing enhance safety in the Very Light Car. These advances include collapsible space not available in current cars (such as wheels outside of the main body structure), a shape that detects impacts, and a lightweight but sturdy steel frame. The nimbleness of the Very Light Car aids in accident avoidance, and low mass is an advantage in single-car or auto-pedestrian accidents.
In this photo is Oliver Kuttner, owner and founder of Edison2, and Barnaby Wainfan, Director of Aerodynamics.

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