Delft students reclaim Australian solar race title

A team of Dutch research students and energy firm Nuon have won this year’s World Solar Race across Australia with their Nuna7 solar-powered car.

The Delft team was in close competition with the Japanese Tokai project, which has taken the title for the past two years. This is the fifth time the Delft students have won the race.

The solar cars have to travel the 3,000 km from Darwin to Adelaide through the middle of Australia.Twente University’s team is expected to complete the race later today in third place.

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