TU Delft wins race for solar cars in South Africa

Oct

5

2014

Students from TU Delft have won with their solar car Nuna 7 the Sasol Solar Challenge. The eight-day race run through South Africa, where the Dutch team took profits by laying off. 4225.3 kilometers total

That writes the team on his website. In South Africa, the solar TU Delft had to deal with different weather conditions, including rain and storm. The Nuna 7 showed really good with that to proceed, according to the directors. Steep mountain passes also had to be tamed and pieces with normal traffic on the highway had to be rode.

After eight days, the Nuna 7 appeared to have come from all participants. Most mileage A total of 4225.3 kilometers was bridged. The solar TU Delft picked early in the race the lead and then increased his lead. Problems with the engine on the penultimate day no longer brought victory in jeopardy.

The students of the TU Delft have won several races with their solar car Nuna 7 Meanwhile, the development of the successor, the Nuna 8 already started.

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