Punch Powertrain Solar Team

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The Solar Team in 5 minutes

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Punch Powertrain Solar Team

Twenty-one students form the basis of the Punch Powertrain Solar Team. They have fifteen months starting from July 2016 for the design and the construction of a solar car, in order to participate in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world championship for solar cars.

Armed with a strong dose of enthusiasm, motivation and courage, they all joined the team. Having a common goal in mind, they will work on the seventh Belgian solar car. The expectations are high and the team won't make it easy for their competition and is aiming for a good result.

The team members come from the study paths electro-mechanical, electronic and chemical engineering at the KU Leuven.

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The upcoming competition:

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge which starts 8 october and lasts about 5 days. We'll compete against top ranking university teams like Tokai, Delft, Cambridge, MIT and many others. We've finished one and a half hour after the winner in the 2015 edition of the championship and we'll go for gold in the upcoming one.


Team Building
Solar Story Episode 9

After 12 exhausting months we have taken it easier this week, a bit more time to sleep, to do some team activities and to go swimming.

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