Solar-powered family car hailed by experts: ‘This is the future’

A futuristic family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid has been hailed as “the future” as the annual World Solar Challenge wrapped up in Australia.

The Dutch entry Eindhoven, was crowned overall champion based on a system taking into account design, practicality, energy efficiency, and innovation. Their family car, Stella Vie, carried five people at an average speed of 69kmh, with event director Chris Selwood saying it was a practical demonstration of what the future might look like.

Read more at The Guardian
Photo: Solar Team Eindhoven

 

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