November 2018

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Sunchaser III at the Sasol Solar Car Challenge 2018

TUT participated in the 2018 Solar Car challenge which took place between the 22nd and the 29th of September 2018 from Pretoria to Stellenbosch. TUTs Sun Chaser III performed exceptionally well at the Sasol Solar Challenge 2018 with an impressive 2397km covered over a period of 8 days.

The Sun Chaser III team had to endure the harsh weather conditions and came 1st amongst South African participants and 4th place overall. In addition, the Sun Chaser III team was awarded the African Spirit Award for the most kilometres covered by a South African team in one day, the prestigious ISF (International Solarcar Federation) achievement award for exemplifying the mission of the ISF by raising awareness of the imperatives of sustainable transport through innovation, and promoting the concept of “Brain Sport”.