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Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

Original post made on Jul 11, 2013

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely covered with solar panels, on a race through the heart of the Australian Outback to compete in October's World Solar Challenge.

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Posted by Stickler
a resident of Stanford
on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Well written and informative article. Just one minor thing, it is Volkswagen (with an "e").


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Posted by But, but....
a resident of Stanford
on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:01 pm

It is a beautiful car, except for the hood. Gotta make those solar cells more attractive.


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Posted by @m3
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am

Let us call it Solar Corvette!