Doing Your Bit: Racing with solar power
08 July 2022 | 3:15 pm
Students at an engineering school in Rabat, Morocco, are testing a new solar-powered racing car. Called Eleadora II, the vehicle runs without burning fossil fuels and could change how racing vehicles are made.
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