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Solar Powered Car to Hit Streets in Taiwan

by Pat Coate | March 16, 2008
"At a time when carbon emission reduction and fighting global warming are top priorities of governments and people, a wholly solar-powered car would offer a good alternative for the green-minded."
- Ay Herchang, development-team leader

Taipei, Taiwan - It started out as a Taiwanese entry in the Australian World Solar Challenge and was scaled up.

It ended up as a 250 Kg (550 lbs) two-seater capable of 70 Km/h (44 mph) that can run for three hours on a charge, and will cost about NT$800,000 ( US$24,600).

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