X PRIZE winner to speak

Thursday October 7 2010


Oliver Kuttner, whose Edison2 company won $5 million for its Very Light Car entry in Progressive Insurance's Automotive X PRIZE competition, will speak on "Sustainability and the Automobile" at Senior Symposium at noon Oct. 11.

The Lynchburg-based company's four-seat Very Light Car can get 129 miles to the gallon. Kuttner's talk is one of a series of Senior Symposium talks selected for LC's Year of Sustainability.