The SolarWorldGT, a 100 percent solar-powered automobile from Bochum, is in California today, starting a US apportionment of a tour around a world. The automobile finished a initial 3,1000 miles in Australia and New Zealand, though is aiming for a 21,000 mile record-breaking expostulate via other several countries. In a subsequent 49 days, a SolarWorldGT is approaching to finish a 3,700 mile tour from California to South Carolina before streamer to a subsequent stop.
The two-seater sports automobile was grown by American solar row manufacturer SolarWorld and Bochum University of Applied Sciences of Germany. Kevin Kilkelly, boss of Solarworld Americas, told Business Wire, “The SolarWorldGT is an envoy for tolerable transportation, reminding us that a appetite to change a pushing habits divided from unwashed hoary fuels is within a grasp. Clean appetite from a object is there for a taking—without exhausting a Earth’s riches.”
After a automobile reaches South Carolina, it will continue a tour on to Europe, Africa and Asia before streamer behind to Australia after this year.
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For those meddlesome in saying a automobile in person, see a report of stops below:
4 p.m. Feb. 3, University of California Santa Barbara, Bren School of Environmental Management, Santa Barbara, CA.
8:30 a.m. Feb. 6, SolarWorld Americas, Camarillo, CA.
4 p.m. Feb. 10, Arizona State University, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Tempe, AZ.
4 p.m. Feb. 23, Texas Christian University, School of Geology, Energy and a Environment, Fort Worth, TX.
4 p.m. Mar 9, Florida AM University, High Performance Materials Institute, Tallahassee, FL.