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2010 Solar-car race in South Africa is over.

solar-powered-carLast week, on Sunday, the 4 000km 10 day Solar Challenge Race ended in Pretoria. IOL News describes it as one of the world’s toughest alternative energy races. There were 5 cars driven by solar, hydrogen or electric power. Japan’s  car won with  a new record for the event when it travelled 4 061 km purely on solar energy and a South African team set a local record too.

Find more information and pictures of the rather strange looking cars here, and the official home page of the race is here.  Mrs Green thinks the silvery-white one is rather fine.