Solar Car Team
June 13, 2022
Delayed by the pandemic, the U-M Solar Car Team unveiled Aevum before an audience of sponsors, automotive and solar industry representatives, and supporters in the ballroom of the Michigan Union on June 10.
October 21, 2019
Short news items from around the university.
October 17, 2019
The U-M Solar Car team and its vehicle, Electrum, took third place at this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia, the only American team among more than 40 contenders to cross the finish line.
October 10, 2019
The U-M Solar Car Team will soon race down the Australian outback in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, with a new battery system and solar cells it hopes will propel it to a first-place finish.
July 19, 2019
The U-M Solar Car Team hopes its overhauled electrical system and tightly packed solar cells will power its new vehicle, Electrum, to gold at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
October 12, 2017
The U-M Solar Car Team took an historic second-place finish in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across the Australian Outback.
October 6, 2017
In a bullet-shaped car powered by the sun, the U-M Solar Car Team will begin its 1,800-mile race across Australia in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge this weekend.
July 7, 2017
The top-ranked U-M Solar Car Team has unveiled its 14th sun-powered vehicle. Novum, which is Latin for “new thing,” will race across Australia this fall in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.