The first Solar Powered vehicle in the Arab World

26Jun08

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut (AUB) Daniel Asmar and the team of Elie Maalouf, Amin Kanafani, Ahmed Hammoud, and Rawad el-Jurdi, took almost nine months of dedicated work to build the “Apollo’s Chariot,” the first Solar powered vehicle in the Arab World (not the Middle East, Israel is leaps ahead).

The steel-and-fiberglass, one-seater vehicle measures 5.5 meters in length and 2 meters in width. It weighs about 700 kilograms, or almost double the weight of an average compact sedan.

Apollo’s Chariot costed about $25,000 to build in materials. Whole story.



3 Responses to “The first Solar Powered vehicle in the Arab World”

  1. It’s amazing

  2. To understand the truth about Lebanon and if it has a horn
    is in the MAY 15th PROPHECY

    Do a Google search of the MAY 15th PROPHECY and you will see

  3. Does it have a horn? Honking is mandatory in Lebanon ;)


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