If you are interested in following their progress and to know which teams are in the lead, click here. Lots of good information is available on their site, I suggest checking it out if you are interested in solar power or alternative powered vehicles. The video from CNN shows a few of the vehicles taking part in the race, and there are a few interviews too. One of the students remarks that his generation has been taught about global warming and the environment, which is one reason why things might stand to improve. As the younger generations continue to grow and turn into car-buying consumers, it is not unreasonable to expect them to make choices based on their environmental footprint.
[Source: Dell-Winston Solar Car Challenge via CNN]