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The World’s Prettiest Solar Car Drives Through America

February 3rd, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

The world’s prettiest solar car – the one CleanTechnica readers may remember as coming from Bochum - kicked off its U.S. leg of its journey around the world this week. The SolarWorldGT is in California today, after successfully


Explosions, Bush Fires, and Solar Cars – the World Solar Challenge Continues

October 19th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The Veolia World Solar Challenge in Australia is well under way, with 22 teams still competing under their own steam 4 days into the race. The solar cars, which start with 5kW of stored energy, must use solar power to get themselves from Darwin to Adelaide – about 1800 miles in total. The road is long and difficult, sometimes in surprising ways



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