Solar H2-Powered Car Completes First Trans-Australia Run

The car is named Apollondine after Greek gods of sun and water A car that runs on just hydrogen and solar power has completed a journey through Australia - the first crossing of a continent for a car of this type.

Published: 31-Dec-2003

The organisers say the gruelling 4,000 km trip shows greener alternatives to the traditional internal combustion engine can be developed.

The exhaust emissions of the Japanese-built car consist of pure water.

Sydney's Lord Mayor sampled a glass of it when the experimental vehicle arrived there from Perth.

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