History

Today

2019
October 20

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

The World Solar Challenge 2019 started with optimal conditions. Not only that we were able to achieve the best top speed on the race track in Hidden Valley, but we were also able to start the race in third place. Due to wind and weather..Read More
July 20

Covestro Sonnenwagen

The Covestro Sonnenwagen was presented to the public for the first time on 22 July 2019. The new generation was not only able to build on what the founding generation laid the foundations for, but also to make an enormous leap in development. The rollout..Read More
2018
September 12

iLumen European Solar Challenge 2018

On Sunday at 13.8. oct 2018 we finally reached the finish line after 147 laps on the former Formula 1 race track in Zolder. The aim of this race is not only to cover the greatest possible distance within 24 hours, but also to score..Read More
January 8

Next Generation

At the general meeting on 14.12.2017 a new board of directors was elected. The founding team handed over the symbolic baton to the new generation of Sonnenwagen Aachen.
2017
October 4

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2017

With the starting signal on 8.10.2017, the race over 3022 km from Darwin to Adelaide through the Australian outback began – powered solely by solar energy. During the race, extreme climatic conditions such as intense heat, crosswinds, thunderstorms and rain presented us with great challenges...Read More
August 18

Sonnenwagen takes off

After two years of hard work we have managed to finish our Huawei Soonnenwagen. On August 18, 2017 we presented our first sun carriage with our sponsors in Aachen. The main focus was on the history of its creation.
2016
November 18

Sonnenwagen Day

Together with Huawei, all interested parties were invited to the HUAWEI Sonnenwagen Day in the main building of the RWTH Aachen University. In the presence of NRW science minister Svenja Schulze and Professor Feldhusen, dean of the faculty of mechanical engineering, we unveiled our vehicle..Read More
2015
July 5

Founding

The place where all began? Our headquarter apartment. Out of a passionate discussion, a small spark arose quite quickly which lit a fire in all of us. It didn’t take long until someone said what we all thought for a while: “We can do that..Read More