Oliver Kuttner

Wasted gateway: How the City (mis)treats the Belmont Bridge
Published on Apr 19th, 2012
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Oliver
Published on Nov 17th, 2011
0 comments Following the screening of Revenge of the Electric Car at the Film Festival, car creator Oliver Kuttner, CEO of Edison2, joined environmental consultant David Slutzky to talk about wheeled...
Whatever happened? 10 updated stories
Published on Jun 30th, 2011
22 comments Whatever happened after authorities slew the geese in Forest Lakes? Whatever happened to Oliver Kuttner's remarkably light car? What's the latest on the search for Morgan Harrington's killer? This...
Kuttner convicted: X-Prize winner guilty of disorderly conduct
Published on Feb 15th, 2011
10 comments X-Prize winner and Hook Person of the Year Oliver Kuttner may be best known for his convictions about the need for light-weight, fuel-efficient vehicles, but he now has another sort of conviction:...
Snap: Oliver Kuttner plays the Field
Published on Jan 31st, 2011
5 comments The Charlottesville-based entrepreneur won the $5 million first prize in a national contest seeking fuel-efficient automotive innovation. PHOTO BY MEREDITH MONTAGUE Car-of-the-future inventor...
Ix nixed: New location for City Market?
Published on Dec 21st, 2010
16 comments The Frank Ix Building along Monticello Avenue comes down. But what will take its place? PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR For years, the old Frank Ix building has been one of the most unusual, interesting spaces...
Starlight sold: New owner bets on bus travel
Published on Nov 29th, 2010
39 comments New owner Dan Goff says Starlight Express has newer buses, better wi-fi, and more leg room. PHOTO BY WILL WALKER For six years, the Starlight Express, brainchild of entrepreneurs Oliver Kuttner and...
X Prize gallery
Published on Sep 21st, 2010
1 comments Oliver Kuttner and his Edison2 team cheer following the announcement of their X Prize victory. PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO Oliver Kuttner and his Edison2 team won the $5 million top prize in the...
Kuttner conquers: Oliver's Edison2 car wins $5 million X Prize
Published on Sep 16th, 2010
35 comments Kuttner (fourth from left) and team designed a car weighing 830 pounds. YOUTUBE VIDEO Oliver Kuttner, the Charlottesville real estate developer turned automotive developer, has won the $5 million...
Edison2's hope: Kuttner optimistic as X Prize award day approaches
Published on Sep 2nd, 2010
5 comments Edison2's Chief of Design Ron Mathis (right) and CEO Oliver Kuttner. PHOTO BY BRAD JAEGER/EDISON2 For Oliver Kuttner,  Thursday, September 16 could be called the moment of truth. That's the day that...
X Prize finals begin for Kuttner's cars
Published on Jul 20th, 2010
4 comments The finals stage of the Progressive Automotive X Prize kicked off on Monday with three of Edison2's Very Light Cars in competition. As previously reported, the futuristic cars, made by a team of top...
WaPo covers Kuttner's car
Published on Jul 13th, 2010
16 comments A Washington Post reporter visited Oliver Kuttner's Lynchburg-based car company, Edison2, to see how the team is holding up as they work furiously to prepare for the finals of the Progressive...
X-static: Kuttner's cars leading the X Prize pack
Published on Jun 30th, 2010
5 comments The Very Light Cars are the only contenders now in the X Prize's mainstream category. PHOTO COURTESY EDISON2 If Oliver Kuttner's Very Light Car doesn't win the Progressive Automotive X Prize, nobody...
220 South Street: Bad building or missed opportunity?
Published on Apr 3rd, 2008
0 comments   Down and out: Developer Oliver Kuttner is trying to save this South Street apartment building, but the Blue Moon Fund plans to demolish it to make room for a new conference center.PHOTO BY...