Gallery: Wind-Powered Car Completes an Epic 5,000km Journey Across Aust...

 

Man has used wind power to travel for centuries, but it is traditionally used on the sea. However, two Germans have decided to harness this natural occurrence to complete an epic road-trip across Australia. Television host Dirk Gion and engineer Stefan Simmerer recently completed a 5,000 km (3,107 mile) journey in their aptly titled The Wind Explorer, a lightweight electric vehicle powered by electricity-generating wind turbines and kites.

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  1. SMOOTHETOM February 18, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    WELL I HAVE DEVELOPED AN ELECTRIC CAR THAT HAS UNLIMITED RANGE AND DOES NOT NEED FUEL OR RECHARGE. IT PRODUCES ITS OWN ELECTRIC ENERGY AS YOU DRIVE AND CAN CROSS THE USA AND BACK NONSTOP -TOM JOHNSON–A TACA CORP , ATLANTA, GA,USA-ZOOMTOM@ATT.NET

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