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List of solar car teams

This is a list of solar car racing teams.


Contents

  • Australia 1
  • Belgium 2
  • Brazil 3
  • Canada 4
  • Chile 5
  • Colombia 6
  • Denmark 7
  • France 8
  • Germany 9
  • India 10
  • Iran 11
  • Jordan 12
  • Japan 13
  • Indonesia 14
  • Malaysia 15
  • The Netherlands 16
  • Pakistan 17
  • Puerto Rico 18
  • Saudi Arabia 19
  • South Africa 20
  • Sweden 21
  • Switzerland 22
  • Turkey 23
  • United Arab Emirates 24
  • United Kingdom 25
  • United States of America 26
  • Venezuela 27
  • New Zealand 28
  • See also 29
  • References 30

Australia

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Aurora Vehicle Association 1987 5+ 101 101 URL
Sungroper
(Sungroper Solar Car Association)
2001 2+ Sungroper 3 6 URL
Sunshark
(University of Queensland)
no longer active URL
UNSW Solar Racing Team
(University of New South Wales)
1995 5 Sunswift eVe 73 URL
UWS Solar Car Project
(University of Western Sydney)
2012 1 SolAce 1 URL
Team Arrow
(Team Arrow Racing Association)
2012 1 Arrow1 30 URL

Belgium

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Punch Powertrain Solar Team
(KU Leuven)
2004 5 Indupole One 8 URL

Brazil

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
USP Solar
(University of São Paulo)
1997 1 The Banana Enterprise 88 URL

Canada

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Blue Sky Solar Racing
(University of Toronto)
1998 8 Horizon 77 English
Éclipse
(École de technologie supérieure)
1992 8 Éclipse 8 92 French
Esteban
(École Polytechnique de Montréal)
1998 7 Esteban VII 55 French
English
McGill University Solarcar Team - Team iSun
(McGill University)
1992 3 iSun 66 French
English
McMaster Solar Car Project
(McMaster University)
1997 4 Phoenix II 116 English
Midnight Sun
(University of Waterloo)
1990 10 Midnight Sun X 24 English
Omega Solar
(Durham College and UOIT)
2008 1 Arctic Sun None English
Queen's University Solar Vehicle Team
(Queen's University)
1988 11 Aurum 100 English
SunStang Solar Car Project
(University of Western Ontario)
1991 6 SunStang 96 English
UBC Solar
(University of British Columbia)
2008 1 Raven None English
University of Calgary Solar Car Team
(University of Calgary)
2004 4 Schulich Delta 65 English
University of Ottawa Solar Race Team
(University of Ottawa)
1989 2 RALOS II 125 English
The Power of One, solar car project
(Marcelo da Luz)
1999 1 Xof1 125 English
french

Chile

Team name(Affiliation) Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Eolian
(University of Chile)
2007 3 Eolian 3 35 Spanish
ESUS Solar Team
(University of Santiago, Chile)
2011 2 Apolo 2 Spanish
Antakari Solar Team
(University of La Serena)
2011 3 Intikallpa 3 Spanish
UdeC Solar Car Team
(University of Concepción)
2011 2 Antünekul Spanish

Colombia

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
EAFIT-EPM Solar Car Team
(EAFIT University)
2012 1 Primavera 05 URL

Denmark

Team name(Affiliation) Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Solvogn Danmark
(Sønderborg Teknikum)
1986 3 TheThird (1996) 23 URL

France

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Helios
1992 4 Helios IV 4 URL

Germany

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
HS Bochum Solar Car Team
(Hochschule Bochum)
1999 5 HansGo!
Solarworld No.1
BOcruiser

Solarworld GT
Powercore Suncruiser
42(WSC)
10 (ASC 2010)
-
12(WSC)
Team
Sponsor (german)
Sponsor (english)
FH-SW Solar Racing e.V.
(Hochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt)
2007 1 (planned) SSC1 Team

India

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
D.T.U Solar Car
(D.T.U {DCE})
2006 4 Arka SOLARIS007 Web Portal
Sponsor
NSIT Solar Car
(NSIT)
2007 3 Advay II (Advay III in progress) N.A. URL
SolarMobil Manipal - (Manipal Institute of Technology Solar Car)
(Manipal Institute of Technology)
2011 2 Freyr1 (2nd Car in progress) N.A. URL

Iran

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Persian Gazelle Solar Car Team
(University of Tehran)
2004 2 Persian Gazelle 1 & 2 7 [1]
[2]
Havin Solar Car Team
(Qazvin Islamic Azad University)
2009 1 HAVIN 1 73 [3]

Jordan

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Philadelphia University
2013 1 Ben Ben 1 [www.philadelphia.edu.jo URL]

Japan

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Akita University '
Ashiya University Solar Car Project 1992 3 Ashiya SkyAceTIGA URL
Honda 1990 3 Honda Dream 3
Junk Yard 1998 1 Spirit of Junkyard 16 URL
Kyocera
and Kitami Institute of Technology
1987 ? Son of Sun 77
Mitsubishi Materials 1996 1 Sun Challenger 33
Nagoya Institute of Technology 1992 ' URL
Tokai University 1991 9 Tokai Challenger
Tokai Spirit
Tokai Falcon
60
11
3
URL
URL
Toyota 1989 ? Toyota RaRa X 8
Osaka Institute of Technology Iris Type ONE URL
Osaka Sangyo University OSU Model S URL
Kanazawa Institute of Technology 1999 4 KIT Golden Eagle4 URL
Team Shimon '
Hama Zero '
TEAM SUNLAKE 1993 12 SUNLAKE EVO URL
Hoxan '
Team Jona Sun 1994 6 RAZARTE Jona Sun 9 URL
Ritsumeikan University Vi-mana09 URL
Tottori University '
Waseda University 1990 Sky Blue Waseda
Yamaguchi University ' URL
Zero to Darwin Project 1991 3 ' 151 URL
Team OKINAWA 2009 3 LEQUION 90 URL

Indonesia

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
ITS Solar Car Racing Team
(Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya)
1985 4 Sapu Angin Surya 32 URL

Malaysia

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
UTM Solar Car Team
(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
1995 2 Suriakar 2 9 URL

The Netherlands

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Nuon Solar Team
(Delft University of Technology)
2001 7 Nuna 7 3 URL
Solar Team Twente
(University of Twente)
2004 5 The Red Engine 21 URL
Solar Team Eindhoven
(Eindhoven University of Technology)
2012 1 Stella 40 URL

Pakistan

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started 67 pakistani 12 Car # Website
Solar Samba
(NED University, Karachi)
1987 1

Puerto Rico

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Solar Engineering Research Racing Team
(University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus)
1989 4 El Wanabi 787 URL

Saudi Arabia

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Seraaj Team
()
2011 2 Seraaj 63 URL

South Africa

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
UJ Solar
(University of Johannesburg)
2011 2 Ilanga I.I 7 URL
Wits Solar Car
(University of the Witwatersrand)
2010 2 Parhelion 3 URL
Sunna
(Divwatt)
2008 1 Sunna 15 URL
Advanced Energy Foundation
(Non-profit Group)
2008 1 Sanyo Iritron 12 URL
Deutsche Schule Johannesburg
(German Intl high school)
2009 1 tba 1 URL
NWU Solar Team
(North-West University)
2012 1 son-e-wa 23 URL
UKZN Solar Team
(University of KwaZulu-Natal)
2012 2 iKlwa 31 URL

Sweden

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
JU Solar Team
(Jönköping University)
2013 2 Solbritt 46 URL

Switzerland

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
sCHooler
(United High Schools of Biel/Bienne)
1996 1 []
Spirit of Biel
(Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Bienne)
1987 1 []
Spirit of Biel II
(Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Bienne)
1990 1 []
Spirit of Biel III
(Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Bienne)
1993 1 []
Heliox Solar Team
(Dominic de Vries)
2007 1 [2]
SWISSPIRIT
[4]
2009 could not start: official version as damaged 1 SWISSPIRIT 71 URL

Turkey

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
TurkMekatronik Solar Car Team
(Kocaeli University)
2000 7 GAYRET ' TURKMEKATRONİK
Anadolu Solar Team
(Anadolu University)
2006 4 Sunatolia 2 26 AST WEB
ORET
(Gaziantep University)
2005 4 ORETRON-2 27 ORET WEB & FORUM
ATILIM SOLLAR
(Atilim University)
2003 2 HASAT , MELIH TURGUT ATILIMSOLLAR
OSCAR Solar Car Team
(Eskisehir Osmangazi University)
2009 2 OSCAR/9 009 OSCAR/9
METU Robot Society
(Middle East Technical University)
2003 3 ODTU-TEK ' ODTU-TEK
SAITEM-Sakarya University Advanced Technologies Application Community
(Sakarya University)
2003 5 SAGUAR II 6 SAITEM
Bogazici University Solar Car Team
(Bogazici University)
2006 2 Theia 59R B.U. solar car web site
EGETET
(Ege University
2006 1 EgEFE, EgEFE+, EgEFE jr. http://www.egefe.org
H.Ü. Formula G Team
(Hacettepe University
2007 2 Hünkar, Hünkar-D #23, Unknown HUNKAR website
SOCRAT
(Istanbul University)
2008 5 SOCRAT'12 1 SOCRAT WebSite
ITU Solar Car Team
(Istanbul Technical University)
2003 6 ARIBA 6 34(WSC) ITU-SCT
EcoMagnesia Solar Car Team
(Celal Bayar University)
2007 4 Bayaraba, Magar, Tarzan I, Tarzan II EcoMagnesia Website
METU SoularCAR TEAM
(Middle East Technical University)
2003 2 SoularCar 1&2 URL
SOLAMAR
(Marmara University)
2006 1 Marti
SOLARIS
(Dokuz Eylul University)
2004 2 Solaris 3 URL
Yenerji
(Middle East Technical University)
2006 1 Myst
YTU Ae2 Project
(Yildiz Technical University)
2010 2 Ae2 Solar 418 (SEM) Ae2Project.Com
YTU AESK
(Yildiz Technical University)
2004 7 Barracuda X URL
Hitit Gunesi Solar Car Team
(Ankara University)
2003 2 Günebakan hititgunesi.net
YASARGUNES1
Yasar University
2009 2 YASAR GUNES-1,YASAR GUNES-2 YASARGUNES SOLAR CAR TEAM WEB SITE

United Arab Emirates

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
PI Solar Car Team
(The Petroleum Institute)
2014 1 YAS 1 URL

United Kingdom

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Cambridge University Eco Racing
(University of Cambridge)
2007 3 Resolution URL
Durham University Solar Car
(Durham University)
2004 1 DUSC2008 175 URL
Edinsolar
(University of Edinburgh)
2014 1 TBA 1 URL
UCL SolarFox
(University College London)
2007 1 SolarFox3 URL

United States of America

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Arizona Solar Racing Team
(University of Arizona)
1997 5 Drifter 2.0 8 URL
Arizona State University Solar Vehicle Team
(Arizona State University)
1990 2 Sun Devil Cruiser URL
Belmont Solar Car Team
(Belmont High School)
2011 1 (http://www.belmontsolar.org
Bloomington High School South Solar Racing
(Bloomington High School South)
1997 5 Komachi URL
CalSol - UC Berkeley's Solar Vehicle Team
(University of California, Berkeley)
1991 8 Zephyr 6 URL
Cal State LA Solar Car Team
(California State University, Los Angeles)
1990 3 Solar Eagle III 8 URL
Georgia Southern University Solar Vehicle Team
(Georgia Southern University)
2007 1 URL
Solar Jackets
(Georgia Institute of Technology)
2001 1 Endeavour 49 URL
Illinois State University Solar Race Team
(Illinois State University)
2004 4 Mercury IV 5 URL
KSU Solar Racing Team
(Kansas State University)
1995 5 ReParagon (2008) 28 URL
LATI Solar Car Team
Lake Area Technical Institute
2012 1 Tombstone
Los Altos Solar Vehicle Team
Los Altos High School
2001 Solar Shadow III
Michigan State University
(Michigan State University)
2010 2 Leonidas 13 URL
Missouri S&T Solar Car Team
(Missouri University of Science and Technology)
1991 9 Solar Miner VII (2010) 42 URL
MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
1985 12 Chopper Del Sol 4 URL
Mizzou Solar Car Team
(University of Missouri)
1992 6 SunTiger VI 43 URL
Montana State University
(Montana State University)
1995 2 Double Black Diamond 406 URL
Newburgh Free Academy Solar Racing Team
(NFA Solar Racing Team)
2007 Sol Machine VII URL
NUsolar
(Northwestern University)
1999 6 sc6
11
URL
Ohio State Solar Vehicle Team
(The Ohio State University)
1993[5] 1 Firefly URL
Oregon State University Solar Vehicle Team
(Oregon State University)
2005 3 Phoenix 256 URL
Prairie View A&M University Solar Car Team
(Prairie View A&M University)
1995 1
Principia Solar Car Team
(Principia College)
1991 9 Ra 9 32 URL
Project SARA
(Project SARA)
2007 1 SARA I 1 URL
Purdue Solar Racing
(Purdue University)
1993 9 Pulsar
Celeritas
Navitas
314 URL
Rice Solar Car Team
(Rice University)
2010 1 Enterprise 103 URL
RPI Solar Car Racing Team
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
2008 2 'Photon' URL
Rutgers Solar Car Team
(Rutgers University)
2009 1 Solar Jeffreys 1 URL
SOL of Auburn
(Auburn University)
1989 6 "TIGER" 7 URL
SIUE Solar Car Racing Team
(Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
2004 2 Black Nova 57 URL
Solar Racing Team at TTU
(Texas Tech University)
2009 1 Raider 1 23 URL
SPHS Solar Knights
(South Plantation High School)
2005 3 The Solar Knight III URL
Stanford solar car project
(Stanford University)
1989 10 Xenith 16 URL
Sunseeker
(Western Michigan University)
1990 7 Sunseeker 20 URL
Sunsetters NDSU Solar Race Team
(North Dakota State University)
2001 2 Prairie Fire GT 22 URL
Team New England
(MIT) (no longer affiliated)
(UMASS Lowell) (no longer affiliated)
(Northern Essex Community College) (historic affiliation)
1993 5 28 URL
PrISUm
(Iowa State University)
1989 12 Phaeton 9 URL
Texas A&M Solar Motorsports Team
(Texas A&M University)
12 URL
West Point
(United States Military Academy)
1995 1 Onondaga 27 URL
University of Kentucky Solar Car Team
(University of Kentucky)
1999 4 Gato del Sol IV 3 URL
University of Michigan Solar Car Team
(University of Michigan)
1989 11 Quantum 2
URL
University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project
(University of Minnesota)
1990 12 Eos 35 URL
University of Toledo Solar Car Team
(University of Toledo)
2010 1 URL
University of Texas at Austin Solar Vehicle Team
(University of Texas at Austin)
1989 3 Samsung Solorean URL
University of Utah Solar Vehicle Design Team
University of Utah
2001 1 Steel Sun Beast URL
UVA Solar Car Team
(University of Virginia)
1998 3 Solar Revolution III 87 URL
Viking XX Team
(Western Washington University)
1990 1 20 URL
Winston Solar Car Team
(The Winston School)
1990 9 The Hunter URL

Venezuela

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
USB Solar
(Universidad Simón Bolívar)
2005 2 KÄI CS2 8 URL

New Zealand

Team name
(Affiliation)
Year started Number of cars Current car Car # Website
Solar Fern
(Solar Fern Racing)
2006 1 Solar Fern 35 URL

See also

World Solar Challenge
North American Solar Challenge

References

  1. ^ http://pgsc.ut.ac.ir
  2. ^ http://pgsc.ut.ac.ir
  3. ^ http://qiau.ac.ir
  4. ^ (Schools of Switzerland : HSB Biel/Bienne, IMT Neuchâtel EPFL, HEIG Yverdon-les-Bains, EIF Fribourg, EIG Genève, HE-ARC Le Locle, CPLN Neuchâtel)
  5. ^ The OSU solar team was formed shortly after the beginning of the 1993-1994 school year in September, 1993; they first competed in Sunrayce 95
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