Is this the future of solar cars?

As the days countdown to the upcoming World Solar Challenge in Australia, in which college student solar car teams race 3000 km across the Outback, the number of vehicles being unveiled continues to creep up. One of the latest is from the University of Minnesota, which took the wraps off its Daedalus entry last Thursday.

How to design a more realistic solar vehicle

The University of Michigan solar car team – a perennial power in national and international design competitions – is facing a new challenge this year: It needs to get real.