Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Tag

New year, new challenges

Our success at the European Solar Challenge drove us into the final spurt of 2018. Looking back, we are proud of the milestones we reached and continue to master on the way to the World Solar Challenge. As with any ambitious team, we also say:...

Diary: Day 4 – stormy weather and emotions

4:30 in the morning. People yelling on the camp ground. It's cooler than usual. It had rained the night before, but something was wrong. Yelling again. Sleepy people in their underwear crawl out of their tents and try to get a picture. "Help me with...

Diary: Race day 1

Dear fans, friends and family, our Huawei Sonnenwagen has finally started the race! During a festive ceremony, all solar race cars were lined up in the government district of Darwin according to their starting position. After our great success during qualifying yesterday, we started from position...

Production journal – battery

Probably the most important component in an electric car is the battery. It represents the most important lever for reducing the purchase price because it reflects the highest production costs. In addition, the range is increased mainly via the battery. In our Huawei Sonnenwagen, the...

More than just a race – Motivation and targets

News incoming! ?  Much has happened recently. In our last blogs you guys already learned more about the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge itself and were hopefully able to get first hand experiences how a small idea has developed into a comprehensive project. Today you can...

An idea becomes reality

If you followed our project, you were probably already wondering why we actually do this whole project and how this admittedly crazy idea came up. We want to tell you more now. How it all started...