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Latest solar-powered car Stories

2008-07-19 09:00:34

By Victor A. Patton, Merced Sun-Star, Calif. Jul. 19--A car with Swiss license plates cruising along roads on the sunburned hills of Merced County isn't exactly common sight. An even less common sight is a solar-powered car that produces zero carbon emissions. That's exactly what a small group of residents saw Friday, as Swiss schoolteacher and world traveler Louis Palmer rolled into UC Merced with his Solar Taxi. The 36-year-old Palmer is five months away from circling the globe in...