21 Dec 2018
The University of New South Wales Solar Car team Sunswift has added another achievement to their history books: setting a Guinness World Record.
Sunswift, who have previously competed in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, have set the Record for energy effiency with their solar vehicle Violet.
Setting the Record entailed driving their car trans-continentally - not from the top to the bottom of Australia like in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge - but straight across.
The team completed the journey with an average energy consumption of 3.25kWh per 100kms, with the energy costs less than a single tank...