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Against the wind

A special competition takes place once a year on the Dutch coast, when researchers from all over the world gather there to test their models of wind-powered land vehicles that can also drive straight into a headwind.

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That's a technological challenge, as a team from northern Germany discovered. Named 'Aeolus' after the Greek god of the winds, their entry was on hand to go up against the reigning champion from Canada. And Tomorrow Today was also on hand to check out this most peculiar of rallies.