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Solar-Powered Car Seats Family of Four

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Stella, the world's first solar-powered family car (rear view). (Photo: Bart van Overbeeke/Eindhoven University of Technology)

Solar powered cars just got a bit spacier.

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You've probably seen the sun-fueled cars on the road that support just a single passenger.

Well thanks to students at the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology, there is now a solar-powered car that can carry around the whole family of four.

What's more, it can produce electricity, making it the world's first solar-powered family 'energy-positive car.'

Host Marco Werman speaks with Roy Cobbenhagen, the technical manager for the project.

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    Stella, the world's first solar-powered family car. (Photo: Bart van Overbeeke/Eindhoven University of Technology)

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