02 Apr '12, 12pm

"Solartaxi" DVD about sun-powered circumnavigation now available

"Solartaxi" DVD about sun-powered circumnavigation now available

Think of it as the "Endless Summer" for the green set. A PBS-produced documentary about the Swiss teacher who drove his solar-powered taxi around the world has been released on DVD. The hour-long "Solartaxi: Around the World With the Sun" is now available on Amazon for $16.99. The film chronicles Swiss teacher Louis Palmer, who built a solar-powered two-seat taxi that towed a trailer covered in photovoltaic cells and started driving it around the world during the summer of 2007 . Palmer even affixed a taxi sign to offer rides for anyone interested in part of the journey. Over an 18-month period, Palmer drove the taxi more than 32,000 miles , including a trip through parts of the U.S. in 2008. While most of the voyage was made on sun rays, Palmer occasionally had to plug in for a recharge when cloud-cover prevented the car from powering up. That's still enough to qualify fo...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/04/02/solartaxi-dvd-about-...

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