Solar Team Eindhoven

Solar Team Eindhoven

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Solar Team Eindhoven has been developing and building practical, energy independent vehicles since 2013. Stella Lux, the latest model, is energy positive. This means the vehicle gathers more energy than it needs for average driving in the Dutch climate, by an average Dutch driver.
Solar Team Eindhoven is based in Eindhoven, Netherlands and is entirely run by students. Solar Team Eindhoven has been the winner of the last 2 editions of the World Solar Challenge Cruiser class. In 2015, they received a Techcrunch Crunchie Award for "Best Technology Achievement" beating Apple, SpaceX and ESA.
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2 Jun 2021

Lightyear Netherlands

This start up in the Netherlands leverages research AT Eindhoven University of Technology in solar cars.
3 Oct 2019

New Miracles from Electrically Smart Materials

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27 Jun 2019

Lightyear One vs Tesla Model 3

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23 Aug 2017

Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

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8 Jun 2017

Hyundai comeback on buses

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15 May 2017

Electric Vehicle News from IDTechEx Show! Berlin May 2017

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10 May 2017

Advances In Solar Vehicle Technologies

Solar Team Eindhoven, Netherlands
2 May 2017

The 4-seater solar-powered car of the future

Solar Team Eindhoven contributes to a clean world.
23 Jul 2013

Student team unveils world's first solar-powered family car

The Solar Team Eindhoven (STE) of TU/e presented the world's first solar-powered family car recently. 'Stella' is the first 'energy-positive car' with room for four people, a trunk, intuitive steering and a range of 600 kilometres. This is the car being entered by the student team in the Cruiser class of the World Solar Challenge that starts in Australia in October 2013.
11 Jul 2013

World's first solar-powered family car

'Stella' is the first 'energy-positive car' with room for four people, a trunk, intuitive steering and a range of 600 kilometers.