The World Solar Challenge 2011 Chapter 1

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The Introduction

Panasonic is supporting the Tokai University team's participation in the 2011 World Solar Challenge to be held from October 16-23, 2011. Equipped with Panasonic's HIT(R) solar cells which feature the world's highest energy conversation efficiency and high capacity lithium ion batteries, Tokai University will take one of the world's greenest cars across the outback of Australia for over 3000 kilometers in this challenge.

We are going to report by video continuously every week on Tokai University's race towards the finish line. Stay tuned!

Here is the first report video filmed at a test-run in Akita Prefecture, Japan, on August 19, 2011. What a fast their solar car is! You can watch a scene at team-labo of Tokai University.

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