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TU Eindhoven Wins Solar Challenge 2013 (Cruisers)

First day: 566 km.

Key figures: 3000 km, ca. 50 hours driving, solar peak power ca 1000 Watt, 5 kWh storage (5 hours driving), max. speed 100 km/h, 4 passengers. Who needs fossil fuel (in Australia or Africa)!?

Entire day driven with 4 people. Average speed 97 km/h.

All updates here.

Last day.


[] – World’s Best Solar-Powered Family Car — Eindhoven’s Stella


The Stella uses Marand in-wheel motors because of their superior efficiency. Weight of Stella is 380 kg, and battery capacity is 15 kWh.

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