Bright’s Plug-In Car: Aerodynamics Are Key
Revenge of the Electric Car
JANUARY 27, 2009
This new company, Bright Automotive , is founded by ex-GM EV1 people, and the super efficient Rocky Mountain Institute to make plug-in hybrids in Indiana. Like Paul MacCready’s original design for the Impact that established the world’s lowest drag coefficient of.195, Bright will be building cars that “do more with less , a philosophy MacCready was famous for (and the title of a wonderful biography on him). Bright is based around a parallel hybrid.