Tokai University won the Global Green Challenge in solar car equipped with Sharp solar cells

The high performance of Sharp’s compound solar cell was proven by the amazing drive of the Tokai University team. On October 25, 2009, the solar car team from Tokai University began its impressive run from Darwin in the north of Australia to Adelaide in the south, covering the approximately 3,000 kilometers at an average speed of about 100 kilometers per hour. The team’s journey ended at 2:39 p.m. (local time) on October 28, when its car, the Tokai Challenger, crossed the finish line in first place, well ahead of the second-place finisher.