30 October 2014 - 5:57 PM

Students here in the UAE have been testing a solar car they’ve been working on at Masdar City.

The Petroleum Institute Solar Car team are flying the flag for the UAE for the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge which is coming up in January next year.


They'll be joined by teams from 20 universities around the world for the four day race.

Here is a photo of their solar car

30 October 2014 - 12:37 PM
Today we have an expert panel in the studio, to help us discover the best things to see, do, taste and experience in beautiful Bulgaria!
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30 October 2014 - 10:35 AM
Our Taste Kitchen recipes: Crispy hens egg with portobello mushroom salad and vinegar caramel and yummy juices.
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30 October 2014 - 8:59 AM
Our food focus on The Thursday Brunch this morning is The Kitchen! Whose kitchen is this? Click here for our little quiz and listen to Dubai Today from 10am for the answer.
31 October 2014 - 11:33 AM
Burkina Faso's president has refused to resign in the face of violent protests that have posed the greatest threat to his 27-year rule.
31 October 2014 - 11:31 AM
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
31 October 2014 - 11:28 AM
Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union.
30 October 2014 - 7:04 AM
Abu Dhabi has hired a top regulator from Singapore to oversee its new financial centre.
30 October 2014 - 7:03 AM
The US has formally ended quantitative easing – the process of flooding financial markets with trillions of dollars of new money that began at the height of the financial crisis in late 2008.
30 October 2014 - 7:02 AM
Emaar Properties reported a 21% increase in quarterly profit, driven by what it called "surging investor confidence" and strong economic growth in Dubai.
31 October 2014 - 11:25 AM
Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways is boosting its India network, to keep up with increased demand.
31 October 2014 - 11:23 AM
All Dubai government departments and institutions will celebrate the UAE Flag Day next week by flying the national flag on their buildings.
31 October 2014 - 10:48 AM
Covering 7.75% of the global market, the country is ahead of Germany, France, Spain and China.
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31 October 2014 - 11:39 AM
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is sure the quality in the team will shine through in the end.
31 October 2014 - 11:36 AM
Andy Murray is setting his sights on a return to the top four of the tennis world rankings.
31 October 2014 - 11:35 AM
The first two practice sessions take place ahead of the United States F1 Grand Prix later.