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Wind Explorer – Wind-Powered Vehicle that Crossed the Australian Continent

February 16th, 2011

Dirk Gion and Stefan Simmerer are two German inventors that decided to go on a journey from Perth to Sydney in their pod-shaped vehicle.

Recently, after a three-week adventure, they managed to complete their task, spending only under $16.

Their vehicle, called Wind Explorer, is the world’s first self-sufficient wind-powered car. It includes lithium-ion batteries that can be charged overnight using a mobile wind turbine. » Read more: Wind Explorer – Wind-Powered Vehicle that Crossed the Australian Continent