Sonnenwagen Tag

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: Day 3 – Changing Weather

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqZ9n-7qnPE Finally, the sun is shining again! The third day began with a clear sky for us and we were finally able to recharge our battery while driving. Due to our position of surrounding clouds and the clear sky above us we had up to 1100...

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...

Now Porsche is also involved!

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”...

Fiber composite workshop with the FVA

News from the world of workshops incoming! In February, some of our team members attended an exciting workshop on the production of fiber composite components. The workshop was organized by Flugwissenschaftliche Vereinigung Aachen 1920 e.V. (FVA). Wanna know all the juicy details? Then stay tuned...

Ode to Christmas

Thanks to everyone who's is supporting us! When you see cookies everywhere and smell German Glühwein in the air It’s almost time, it’s end of the year And one thing is now totally clear. Christmas is close and holidays are too, Just a few more things for Sonnenwagen to do. A Christmas party...

Winners of the e-CROSS Germany

In early September four members of Sonnenwagen Aachen participated on an electric road trip through Northrine-Westphalia. At e-CROSS Germany, a climate-neutral rally with the vision to promote zero-emission mobility, the Sonnenwagen team members challenged themselves. But was our performance good enough to get a spot...

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...