Team Sonnenwagen Aachen
Team Sonnenwagen Aachen
RWTH Aachen and FH Aachen
How many times has your team participated in the event?
Team Sonnenwagen Aachen was founded in 2015, participated in 2017 as the best newcomer and finished in 6th place in 2019. Now, we are going to participate in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge for the third time.
What is the design philosophy behind your solar car?
Covestro Adelie from Team Sonnenwagen Aachen embodies our design philosophy of innovation, efficiency, and sustainability. Its sleek, aerodynamic design minimizes drag, while lightweight materials enhance energy efficiency. The shape of the car is inspired by the Adélie penguin, one of the most aerodynamic animals in the world. Every component is meticulously crafted for optimal performance and reliability. With Covestro Adelie, we aim to push the boundaries of solar-powered transportation, inspiring a cleaner and more sustainable future.
What is unique about your solar car?
Covestro Adelie excels with its sleek aerodynamics, cutting-edge technology, and high manufacturing quality. Despite its very compact design space, every detail is carefully crafted for optimal performance. The integration of lightweight materials ensures exceptional energy efficiency and extended range.
Why does your team value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge?
Participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge holds immense value for us. It allows us to showcase our unwavering commitment to sustainable innovation on a global scale. The challenge presents an unparalleled opportunity to demonstrate the cutting-edge technology and engineering skill behind our solar car. Engaging with teams from around the world fosters a spirit of collaboration, knowledge exchange, and mutual inspiration. The challenge fuels our determination to drive positive change, promoting a cleaner and greener future for all.
What is the one thing your team is looking forward to when you visit Australia?
Visiting Australia fills us with anticipation and excitement. We eagerly look forward to experiencing the vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and warm hospitality. It's an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and be inspired by the diverse energy of the land Down Under while racing through the entire continent.