How many times has your team participated in the event?
This will be the first time our team participates in the event.
What is the design philosophy behind your solar car?
Efficiency is what we are seeking in the design of our solar car; utilizing the minimum resources to obtain the maximum results. We have also put it in our minds to produce as much of the car's components ourselves as possible. This includes manufacturing of the car's various body parts, including plug making, mold making, casting, vacuum forming the car's windshield, casting and 3D printing the battery case components, and encapsulating the solar cells ourselves.
What is unique about your solar car?
Various components of the car utilize 3D printing, such as the battery case components and the front light and rear light components. Also, several PCBs were designed by the team and custom made for the car's electronics.
Why does your team value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge?
We value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge to represent our country in the "world cup" of solar cars and be a part in pushing our country forward in achieving its vision 2030. The event is also a great opportunity to compete with fellow participants from around the world, as well as share experiences between teams.
What is the one thing your team is looking forward to when you visit Australia?
It is difficult to name one thing. However, we look forward to exploring the vast Australian outback on our 3,000 km journey, and hopefully see kangaroos.