Forget electric vehicles, a team of students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) recently developed a solar car for five occupants that is completely powered by the sun. Called Stella Vie, the vehicle stands apart because it is designed to carry five occupants and is more efficient than all solar cars before it. Even with fewer solar panels on its roof, the car is capable of a range of about 1,000 kilometers on a warm, summer day in The Netherlands.
Stella Vie was named in…
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