The prototype vehicle had a 352 MPGe in the EPA city cycle and 347 MPGe in the highway cycle. The eVLC weighs just weighs 1,140 pounds and only requires 5.3 horsepower to attain speeds of up to 60 miles per hour. The four-passenger electric vehicle can travel up to 350 miles on the same amount of power equivalent to 1 gallon of gas. Brown said the next step for Edison2 is to create a model that could be licensed for production by another company. Full automotive production is still years away, though.

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