Students at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences in Germany are going on the road trip of a lifetime.
In a two-seater electric car powered only by the sun, a team of students plan to circumnavigate the world. These German students designed the SolarWorld Gran Turismo (SolarWorld GT) and competed in the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia, which kicked off their round-the-world tour. After they crossed the finish line in Darwin, Australia, they decided to keep going and motored on to Sydney and then to New Zealand.
With a lift from DHL, the SolarWorld GT was transported across the … Read more