The car, called the Wind Explorer, uses an electric motor that is powered only by wind. At night time in between driving stints, the pair set up a large wind turbine that generates power all night. Then, during the day, if power is running low or if there's plenty of wind around, the co-driver whips out his kite to assist vehicle motivation.
In the process of the completely emission-free drive, the pair set three new world records: the first to cross the county in a wind-powered car, the record for travelling the longest distance in a wind-powered car in a 36-hour period, and the record for covering the most distance overall in a wind-powered car.
Take a look at the videos below for a bit of an insight as to how the wind turbine and kite system works.