In just a few days, teams from around the globe will be fanging their way across the Australian desertin Bridgestone’s World Solar Challenge.. Their mission: to harness the power of the sun for honour, glory and sustainability.
But before we look towards the future, let’s take a quick trip into the past.
The year is 1992. A small fiberglass car putters its way across the scorching Australian landscape. Aptly name The Quiet Achiever, it is set to become the first solely solar powered vehicle to make a transcontinental journey.