PHOTO CAPTION: Sunswift solar-powered electric car; its developers hope to eventually make it legal to drive on city streets, paving the way to true zero-emission car.

Aussie Solar Electric Car Reaches Crowd-Funding Goal

Launched on December 1, 2015, Pozible's crowd-funding campaign reaches its $30K goal in just ten days, with the funds to be used to make the solar-powered car street legal in Australia.

Published: 19-Dec-2014

Australia's world record-breaking solar electric car is set to become street legal after a successful Pozible campaign saw UNSW's Sunswift team raise AU$30,000 to rebuild the vehicle.

Sunswift eVe is the fifth-generation electric car designed and built by the student-led University of New South Wales Solar Racing Team, based out of Sydney. After breaking a world landspeed record in July (for fastest electric vehicle over 500 kilometres travelling on a single charge) the team of undergraduate engineers is now working to get the car out on the streets.

Sunswift launched its Pozible campaign on December 1 and reached its funding goal of AU$30,000 in just 10 days. The funding total continues to grow and the team is hoping to edge higher towards its AU$100,000 budget by the campaign deadline before Christmas.


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