(6)Solar CarsRunning Time : 29minutes Publication Year(JFY) : 2008
This program highlights various vehicles flourishing in extreme fields such as race circuits and massive construction projects, and introduces the features and technology behind them. The sixth episode focuses on the solar car, a type of electric vehicle that operates on energy from solar cells. Many competitive solar cars are created at universities and technical colleges for participation in races. Using as a case study one of the top solar cars in the Suzuka Solar Car Race? one that is aiming for consecutive championships? this episode will examine the mechanism of solar cars as well as the world of solar car races.