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Covestro Photon Launch

02.08.2021 | On Monday, August 2, the new racing car of Team Sonnenwagen Aachen, a team of students from RWTH Aachen University and FH Aachen University, was presented. The team was founded in 2015 and since then has been developing and building solar race cars to compete in zero-emission races…

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Solar Challenge Morocco 2021

15.05.2021 | For Team Sonnenwagen Aachen, sustainable mobility concepts and solar technologies are crucial for the future. As an association of enthusiastic students, the team would like to make a collective effort to help achieve this. Therefore, it is developing a new solar car for worldwide…

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Covestro is the new main sponsor of Sonnenwagen Aachen

11.10.2018 | Leverkusen/Aachen: For a few years now, a team of highly motivated students from RWTH Aachen University and FH Aachen has been working on the question of how to make electric mobility even more sustainable. Their goal is to develop a solar-powered electric car to take part in the toughest solar car races in the world. After the successful …

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Autodesk supports Team Sonnenwagen

01.08.2017 | Aachen. The Team Sonnenwagen Aachen is the only German team to compete in the challenger class of the toughest race for solar vehicles – the Bridgstone World Solar Challenge in 2017. Autodesk supports this ambitious project of students from RWTH and FH Aachen not only with software solutions, but also with technical Know-How. Sonnenwagen Aachen is pleased …

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Official presentation in Berlin

20.07.2017 | Berlin. The Huawei Sonnenwagen is ready for the world’s toughest solar race. For two years, a team of students from RWTH Aachen and FH Aachen had been working on the fully solar-powered race car. Now the car, with Huawei as its main sponsor, has officially been introduced and seen off to Australia, where it will take part in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2017 – a 3,000 kilometer race through the Australian Outback – as the only German representative in the tough ‘Challenger’ racing class.

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Now Porsche is also involved!

14.07.2017 | Aachen. The Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG supports Team Sonnenwagen Aachen as Gold-Sponsor with its participation in the hardest solar car race in the world – the “Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.” Sonnenwagen Aachen participates 2017 as the only German Team in the “Challenger Class” of the race. Porsche supports this ambitious project of students from RWTH and FH Aachen not only with financial resources, but also with a lot of know-how.

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Covestro and Sonnenwagen Aachen

12.06.2017 | Aachen. Covestro, a leading global supplier of innovative and sustainable material solutions, shares the students’ enthusiasm and wants to join forces with them to push existing boundaries and make the project a success. The company has cultivated a long-term partnership with the distinguished university and is supporting the “Sonnenwagen” (German for “sun car”) project as both a material and technical service provider and Gold Sponsor.

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