Solara Australiana: Sun-Powered Vehicles to Race Across Australia

As autumn descends on us in the Northern Hemisphere, things are just warming up Down Under. With the Australian spring comes sun, and with the sun comes solar car racing. Starting this weekend, the run from Darwin to Port Augusta has attracted teams from all over the world. Widely touted as the most grueling of all solar-car contests, the Dutch have dominated the World Solar Challenge in past years. Will they do it again? We'll keep you updated.

Solar cars prepare for challenge [ABC Rural, Australia]

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