After months of anticipation, GM finally released their economically-friendly Volt electric car. It didn’t take long for the first car to drive off the lot, driven by a Hollywood superstar nonetheless. Finally, Gumby has better transportation than that damned pony!
It’s actually a solar robot I built, using a circuit I found on the internet (If you want to build one yourself, google “solar robot” and you will find more information than you need). Here is the drive train, made from parts salvaged from a walkman and a solar yard light:
It moves in a herky-jerky motion, and slow, but it moves, and was fun to build.