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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off: 3000km and not a whiff of petrol
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12th Oct 2019
3 min read

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off: 3000km and not a whiff of petrol

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge kicks off today with 53 entrants competing against each other to take the coveted title. Teams from all over the world have been in Darwin for the past week (some even longer) preparing their vehicles for scrutineering, a process that verifies each component of their solar vehicles to ensure it meets the regulations of the competition.
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Paul Maric
Nuon Solar Team wins World Solar Challenge
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18th Oct 2017
2 min read

Nuon Solar Team wins World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team has taken out the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge at an average speed of 81.2 km/h, running from Darwin to Adelaide two hours faster than its nearest competitor. The Dutch team led the University of Michigan and Belgian entry Punch Powertrain Solar Team in the headline Challenger Class. Australia’s highest finisher was the Western Sydney Solar Team, crossing the line in sixth.
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Scott Collie
Hankook i-Flex: airless tyre concept unveiled
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10th Sep 2013
1 min read

Hankook i-Flex: airless tyre concept unveiled

Hankook Tyres has revealed its new i-Flex airless wheel-and-tyre concept at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. The Hankook i-Flex design concept is an all-in-one wheel-and-tyre unit designed to increase vehicle efficiency by improving a car’s energy conversion, while also being more ecologically sustainable than conventional wheels and tyres.
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