An innovative solar project by the Japanese Tokai University in collaboration with Japanese automative industry. The Tokai Challenger has participated in races for solar cars successfully across Australia and won in 2009 and 2011 the World Solar Challenge. The Tokai Challenger covered the 2998 km off in 29 hours 49 minutes and it took an average speed of 100.54 km/h.

They also participated and won the 2010 South African Solar Challenge. It covered the 4061.8 km off in 45 hours 5 minutes and it took an average speed of 90.1 km/h.