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The vehicle of Japan…

The vehicle of Japan’s Ashiya University leads that of Osaka Sangyo University in a race for solar-powered vehicles at Hellenikon in Athens yesterday. Today, 18 vehicles leave for Patras on the first such international rally to be held in Greece. They will race through Olympia, on a round trip of over 800 kilometers (496 miles) by Friday. The Phaethon 2004 race includes vehicles from the US, Japan, Brazil, Taiwan and Greece.