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MIT students build supercharged solar car named Eleanor

April 7, 2009

Lithium-ion batteries allow speeds up to 80 mph, 200-mile range

MIT students are putting the finish touches to Eleanor, one of the most advanced solar cars ever designed.

Eleanor will compete in the 10th World Solar Challenge - a grueling 7-day, nearly 1,900-mile race across the Australian Outback.

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