Dutch win Oz so­lar quest

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - NEWS -

– A Dutch team won a so­lar-pow­ered car race across Aus­tralia for the sev­enth time yes­ter­day, with a Univer­sity of Michi­gan car tak­ing sec­ond place in the bi­en­nial event.

The Nuon team’s Nuna 9 car av­er­aged more than 80km/h to reach the World So­lar Chal­lenge fin­ish line in the south­ern coastal city of Ade­laide af­ter rac­ing across 3 022km of Out­back.

The Delft Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy-based team has com­peted eight times. – AP


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