world solar challenge

Get Hype: Here’s Western Sydney Uni’s Solar Car

Get Hype: Here’s Western Sydney Uni’s Solar Car

Video: The biannual World Solar Challenge is coming up in a couple of months, and the teams competing in 2017’s 3000km-long Adelaide to Darwin challenge intend to complete their journeys on solar power alone. Western Sydney Uni has always been a strong contender, and this year’s car looks more impressive…

Chasing The Sun Week 2: New Rules, New Design, New Ideas

Chasing The Sun Week 2: New Rules, New Design, New Ideas

Gizmodo Australia is along for the ride with the University of Western Sydney’s Solar Challenge team, and every week we’ll be checking in with our solar sailers to keep track of the build. This week, rumours of new rules forced a backup redesign of the car and a visit from…