We were delighted to race around the main circuit with an average speed of 77.8 kph and record the fastest lap of all the Cruisers of 2:13.40. Priscilla was tenth overall, beating two-thirds of the Challenger cars.
Can a sleek, sporty, Aussie outback Queen, steal the crown from the seemingly unconquerable Dutch champions, in this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge? That’s the question Australia’s first national, five state, five university collaboration, known as The Australian Technology Network (ATN) Solar Car Team, hope they can answer with a resounding yes. At her launch today, the hot pink spotlight … Read More
Students from RMIT presented their design work to show their progress over the past 4 weeks, leading into final assessment. With RMIT Senior Lecturer Simon Curlis back on the scene after a few weeks off, he offered some great advice for students going forward. He liked the look of many presentations, however, he was both constructive and critical at times, … Read More
With the launch of ATN Solar Team, RMIT took the opportunity to showcase the car’s preliminary design at the Australian Grand Prix, using the latest in VR technology. Lead designer of the exterior of the Solar Car, Matthew Millar, was in attendance to explain key features to RMIT Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean, and Executive Director of ATN, Renee Hindmarsh. Mr Bean … Read More
With the launch of the ATN Solar Team, RMIT University has established a Solar Car Studio to focus on the University’s task of developing the interior, overall structure and components of the solar car. Senior RMIT Design lecturers, Simon Curlis and Arthur Gerogalas, will be guiding the students through their solar car studio journey. The Studio provides the opportunity for … Read More
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