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Sun-powered 5-seater car wows crowd at solar challenge

Members of Solar Team Eindhoven from the Netherlands at the finish line in Adelaide. Their family car Stella Vie carried five people at an average speed of 69 km per hour.


A FUTURISTIC Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid was hailed as "the future" on Sunday as the World Solar Challenge wrapped up.

The innovative bi-annual contest, first run in 1987, began in Darwin a week ago with 41...

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