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SS11: First time 120 km/hr!

Punch 2 reaches its top speed of 120 km/hr!

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Testing period.
Solar Story 10.

We've been to the revealing of the solar cars of SolarCar Projekt | Hochschule Bochum, Nuon Solar Team and Solar Team Twente in the past month. It was great to finally meet each other and we look forward to race with our solar cars in Australia. We'll meet again soon friends!

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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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Car presentation for our partners, family and friends
Solar Story Episode 8

July 2nd we had our second car presentation, we showed the newest Belgian solar car to our partners, family and friends. Get an insight in the behind the scenes!

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Three driving cars
Solar Story Episode 7

For the first time in the history of the Belgian Solar Team we have three driving cars!

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Press car presentation.
Solar Story Eps. 6

We were waiting for so long to present our brand new solar car to the world. We have worked 12 months non stop to design and build the seventh Belgian solar car.

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Car Presentation

We have revealed our brand new solar car. The seventh Belgian Solar Car is called the Punch Two and build in one year by 21 students from the KU Leuven.

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Combining Solar Team and our studies.
Solar Story Eps. 5

Next to the solar team we are also students. Finding the balance between our studies and the solar team is not always easy. Adrian will tell you how we manage both.

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6 June 2017

Update Assembly.

6 June 2017

The end of the production phase.
Solar Story Eps. 4

Episode 4 of our Solar Story is finished! The end of the production phase was an unforgettable moment. Why? Watch the video to see how stress, ambition and determination lead to one of the most exhausting weeks yet.

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Puch Powertrain remains the main partner of the Solar Team.

The major challenge of the production phase.
Solar Story Eps.3

What is the major challenge we've encountered while producing a solar car? Watch it here!

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The functions of Jasper and Adrian.
Solar Story Eps.2

Adrian talks about his function in the Solar Team and the reason why he joined this adventure of a lifetime! But he's not alone anymore. In this interview we introduce Jasper. The second main character of our story.

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From Slovenia with DSV.

DSV transported our molds for the production of the next solar car.

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The BWSC, what's it all about?
Solar Story eps.1

Our story will be told in a series of small videos. First up, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge! What's it all about?

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13 June 2017

Solar Olympics

The Solar Olympics is a challenge organized for Flemish youngsters to exeriment with solar energy.

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21 May 2017

Longin chooses two pilots for the upcoming BWSC

Longin chooses two pilots for the upcoming BWSC.

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Interview 7: Lander Hollevoet & Adriaan Buntinx

" As the name “production” says, we are responsible for the entire production of the shell of the car and the reinforcement structure."- Lander Hollevoet

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Team Interview 6: Michael Faes & Niels Hawinkel

The Solar Team is a perfect stepping stone to a career in the Formula 1. Read all about their ambitions here!

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Team Interview 5: Robert Kuchera & Jasper Schrijvers.

Participating is more important than winning. But let’s be honest, its way more fun to win. Two members of business relations talk about their function in the team.

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Bert Longin joins us in the World Solar Challenge in Australia.

Article on news site "Autosport.be" published on November, 22 2016.

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Youngsters choose for technology related education.

Article in Flemish newspaper "De Tijd" published on the 13th of October 2016.

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Team Interview 3: Kobe Vandeven and Martijn Schaeken

"The solar team gives you the opportunity to meet new people with other knowledge and experiences. This is especially useful in mechanical systems."

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Suddenly there is a solar car in our school.

Article in Flemish newspaper "HLN" published on the 10th of October 2016.

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Team Interview 2: Hannelore Verhaegen, Business Relations

"I’m used to stand my ground in a field that is mainly dominated by men. " - Hannelore's interview is online now.

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High-performance sustainability with bio-based epichlorohydrin

Article published in October edition JEC magazine. (2016)

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Solar Team Twente wins European Championship for solar cars.

Article published in Flemish newspaper "De Standaard". on September 26, 2016.

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Team Interview 1: Joachim, Team Manager

"Every team needs some chemistry" - Interview with team leader Joachim.

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Kipkoech versus Longin: man against machine

Article published in Flemish newspaper "De Morgen"on november 7, 2016.

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Man versus Machine on the Memorial van Damme

A unique competition between man and machine, driven in a packed stadium. The athlete starts better than us. Will the solar car be able to catch up?

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Solar car provides energy for Pokemon hunters.

Article published in Flemish newspaper "De Morgen" August2, 2016.

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The new race to the sun

New team is selected, we're going for gold!

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