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Solar Powered Car to Hit Streets in Taiwan

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

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It started out as a Taiwanese entry in the Australian World Solar Challenge and was scaled up. “As [our team] has done quite well in the past 10 years at international solar car races — this year ranking second out of more than 50 cars at the WSC — we decided two years ago to broaden our advanced solar technology applications and make a car for the consumer market,” says team leader Ay Herchang. “At a time when carbon emission reduction and fighting global warming are top priorities of governments and people, a wholly solar-powered car would offer a good alternative for the green-minded.”