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Panasonic Shows Off World's Fastest Solar Car At CES
2012-01-11 04:52:08

Panasonic showed off the Tokai University's solar car Tuesday at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The car is the defending champion for the World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Australia, which is one of the largest solar-powered car races in the world. Panasonic is supplying the Japanese university team with its Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer (HIT) solar cells.  The solar cells, along with the car, had a dedicated display among Panasonic's massive...

Winning teams Of Solar Car Race Announced
2011-10-20 08:28:09

A Japanese team from Tokai University won the World Solar Challenge today, after racing more than 1,800 miles on remote highways through the Australian Outback, dodging wildlife, wildfires and an explosion. Team Tokai crossed the finish line in Adelaide Thursday afternoon (local time) to claim back-to-back victories in the event, narrowly beating the Nuon Solar team from the Netherlands. The event was last held in 2009. Organizers of the event said it was one of the closest finishes in...

2011-10-13 14:10:00

FoxFury Lighting Solutions, the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car team (UMsolar), will illuminate UMsolar's race crew and Quantum Solar Car in the Australian Outback during the 2011 World Solar Challenge. This grueling 1,800 mile four-day biennial race across the desert begins Sunday October 16 in Darwin. Proper lighting will be vital in keeping UMsolarâs race crew safe and Quantum well maintained. Vista, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 FoxFury...

2011-07-28 00:01:00

FoxFury has signed on as the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team (UMsolar). FoxFury has donated LED headlamps, flashlights, area lights and utility lights to the team for use during the 2011 World Solar Challenge road race. Vista, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 FoxFury Lighting Solutions has signed on as the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team (UMsolar). FoxFury has donated LED headlamps, flashlights, area lights and utility...

2010-09-08 02:11:00

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sophisticated Solar Power Roof for Vehicles Nominated by the Aluminum Industries SolarCar announced today their nomination for the prestigious European Aluminum Award 2010 Industrial Design & Engineering. The Aluminum Award is granted by the European Aluminum Award group in recognition of highly innovative applications of aluminum in a new product or project. (Photo:...

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2010-06-29 08:47:24

Minnesota team wins sportsmanship and electrical excellence awards The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall and took home two additional awards over the weekend in the 2010 American Solar Challenge, a seven-day, 1,100-mile race from Tulsa, Okla., to Chicago, Ill., June 19-26. The team, made up of students from the university's Institute of Technology (College of Science and Engineering), finished with a total elapsed time of 30 hours, 26 minutes and 53...


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