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Green Cars – #2

So many different kinds of alternative transportation are available today. Most of them are just different versions of the bicycle, but some of them are much more creative. These are my top five favorite green cars, even though some of them are purely conceptual.

#2 – Wind Auto: Dirk Gion and Stefan Simmerer are two German dudes that decided to cross a continent in a wind-powered car. Not gas, not hydrogen, not solar… WIND. This is not the first time a wind-powered car has been created, but it is the first time one has gone 4000 km in only 36 hours.

How the car works is by using a kite, a wind turbine, and a battery. At night while the two slept, the wind turbine would charge the battery, but in places with strong wind they would bring out the kite to help pull the car.

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