31 Oct '11, 2pm

Tokai University wins 1,860-mile World Solar Challenge for second year in a row

Tokai University wins 1,860-mile World Solar Challenge for second year in a row

Fro the second year in a row, Tokai University can lay claim to the winner's laurels in the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge , a sun-powered race challenge in Australia that winds over 1,800 miles between Darwin and Adelaide using only 5 kWh of on-board energy and the rest beamed in directly from the sun. As the race's website says, "These are arguably the most efficient electric vehicles." According to the provisional results (so called because they are subject to protests from any of the teams, even though this is known as a "friendly competition"), seven teams managed to go the entire 2,998 kilometer (1,862 miles) but Tokai came out on top because their average speed – 91.54 kilometers an hour (56.88 miles per hour) – was faster than any other finisher. The Tokai's final time was 32 hours and 45 minutes. The fact that only seven teams finished out of a starting list of...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/10/31/tokai-university-win...

Tweets

Tokai University Wins World Solar Challenge While Crossing the Australian Outback

Tokai University Wins World Solar Challenge Whi...

cleanmpg.com 22 Oct '11, 11am

60 mph on nothing but the sun? COOL! Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG - Oct. 21, 2011 2011 Tokai University Solar Racer, this year’...

Japan’s Tokai University Wins Australian World Solar Challenge… Again: The Veolia World Solar Challenge in Austr...

Japan’s Tokai University Wins Australian World ...

gas2.org 22 Oct '11, 2pm

The World Solar Challenge is a solar car race held in Australia, with teams racing solar cars from northern Darwin to sout...

Go See ! Must Go ! Must Buy ! 1 Year Once

livinginsingaporetoday.com 01 Nov '11, 4am

Converse Warehouse Sale 2011 :: Living In Singapore Today on Singapore Year End Sale 2011 The Link & alldressedup Bazaar S...

Tokai University Wins World Solar Challenge Championship

Tokai University Wins World Solar Challenge Cha...

cleantechnica.com 23 Oct '11, 9am

Charis Michelsen spent 7 years living in Germany and Japan, studying both languages extensively, doing translation and edu...

World Solar Challenge Results Are Disputed

World Solar Challenge Results Are Disputed

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Oct '11, 12am

Last week, a fleet of solar-powered cars raced across the Australian outback, concluding the 11th World Solar Challenge on...

Two in a row for gritty Garcia - European Tour

Two in a row for gritty Garcia - European Tour

europeantour.com 30 Oct '11, 4pm

Related Content News Garcia on course for back-to-back wins Ramsay retains advantage Rampant Ramsay tames Valderrama Playe...

You have the time!!

You have the time!!

michellephan.com 04 Nov '11, 4pm

This Sunday marks the end of Daylight Savings Time, which means most of us will be given an extra hour this weekend to do ...

Subaru Palm Challenge 2011: Singaporean Chong Kiat Chi wins the Impreza WRX, lasts 75 hours and 36 minutes!: We

Subaru Palm Challenge 2011: Singaporean Chong K...

paultan.org 01 Nov '11, 8pm

We just got home from Singapore, where the MediaCorp Subaru Impreza WRX Challenge 2011 came to a close last evening. As th...

Garcia's two wins only a glimpse of what's to come

Garcia's two wins only a glimpse of what's to come

pgatour.com 01 Nov '11, 2pm

text size Heathcote/Getty Images Garcia only missed one cut in his 16 starts on the PGA TOUR this season. Nov. 1, 2011 By ...

World Solar Car Challenge enters final day: The final leg of the World Solar Car Challenge is drawing close as t...

World Solar Car Challenge enters final day: The...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 19 Oct '11, 1pm

The final leg of the World Solar Car Challenge is drawing close as the lead cars quickly approach the finish line. Team To...

Duke University Golf Course in North Carolina h...

worldgolf.com 01 Nov '11, 8am

The North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation, a volunteer, non-profit organization that serves junior golfers has announced t...

49 still standing at Subaru Impreza Challenge

49 still standing at Subaru Impreza Challenge

channelnewsasia.com 31 Oct '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: It is day three of the MediaCorp Subaru Impreza WRX Car Challenge and as of 7.30pm, 49 contestants have managed...

Sergio Garcia scrambles to 1-shot win over MA Jimenez at Andalucia Masters, hos 2nd win in last 2 weeks #pga #golf

Sergio Garcia scrambles to 1-shot win over MA J...

pga.com 30 Oct '11, 5pm

SOTOGRANDE, Spain -- Sergio Garcia is back in the world's top 20 and at the top of Europe's Ryder Cup points race after gr...

Sales manager wins Subaru Impreza Challenge

Sales manager wins Subaru Impreza Challenge

channelnewsasia.com 01 Nov '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Sales manager Chong Kiat Chi, 42, emerged as the winner on day four of this year's MediaCorp Subaru Impreza WRX...