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Aussies Taking on the World

25 Jul 2019

Ever heard the phrase 'Eat, Sleep, Solar Car, Repeat'? Neither had we, until we met the Western Sydney Solar Team. 

Heading into the 2018 American Solar Challenge, the Western Sydney Solar Team had the odds stacked against them.

They were up against The University of Michigan Solar Team, who had won the Challenge previously in 2016, a team much more familiar with the terrain and the environment, and a team with the backing of two of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers in Ford and General Motors.

The reigning champions however, found themselves up against a tenacious team...

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Under the Bologna Sun

25 Jul 2019

‘Believing in a cleaner world does not mean to give up an asset but to fully enjoy it in a sustainable way.’

Inspiring words once spoken by Onda Solare, the only Italian entrant for the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, and a team that has all the makings of success for this edition.

Based at the University of Bologna in the heart of Italy, the team has been working since 2005 to develop competition vehicles for solar challenges around the globe. In addition to the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, they’ve competed in the Abu...

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