Australia started the competition between the solar-powered car The World Solar Challenge. Crews must cross the entire continent from North to South. Progress can be followed on the official website in real time. At the time of this writing, the team leader Nuon Solar Team is one of 42 participants in the current tests.
Environmentally friendly solar-powered vehicles, and electric motors have to overcome a distance of 3000 km, traveling from the Northern city of Darwin to Adelaide in the South of the continent. Most of the vehicles whose speed is 90-100 km/h, the race will take about two days, reports Reuters. All in all, the race of the allotted week.
The key to victory – high energy efficiency, large area of absorption of sunlight and low wind resistance. Therefore, most host in the race part auto light class remind countertops on three or four wheels with a compact cockpit for the driver and smooth contours.
First three competitors at controlstop Daly Waters! #BWSC17 pic.twitter.com/mRhXBN8nnO