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Meet the Marketing & Communication Team – the ones who connect!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is letting everyone know what Solar Team Twente is up to. For fans and various partners, they will organise awesome events and manage the social media and press contacts. If you...

Meet the Technical Team – the ones who make it efficient and fast!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is building our new solar car. With their expertise, they ensure that the car will be as efficient as possible. They strive to be innovative, for example, when they choose the...

Meet the Management Team – the ones who make it happen!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL     The responsibility of the Management Team is to overlook the entire project. Together they assure cohesiveness in the team by having a Marketing and Technical Manager. Other tasks are ensuring...

ARE WE RED E? Static scrutineering

Header photo by Martina Ketelaar EN|NL The scrutineering for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge took place today. During this event the RED E is checked to see if it complies with all demands set by the organization. Obviously, this is a very exciting day for the...

Scrutineering: How does it work?

Header picture by Martina Ketelaar EN|NL The scrutineering of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) will take place this week. During this scrutineering the officials of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge will check if RED E meets all the safety regulations...

Take a look at the convoy: the Escort

Header photo by Patrick Ooms EN|NL Our solar car RED E is not the only vehicle that crosses the Outback during the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: an entire convoy with the 39 team members drives along with the solar car. In this blog series we explain how we cross...

Take a look at the convoy: solar car RED E

Header photo by Martina Ketelaar EN|NL Our solar car RED E does not drive alone during the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: a whole convoy drives along it with a total of 39 team members. In this blog series we will explain how we cross the Outback with the entire...

The farthest journey of RED E: from Enschede to Darwin

EN|NL Before RED E can compete for the title of world champion in Australia, the solar car must arrive in Darwin first. This morning the car finally arrived, and preparations to start testing have begun. Merel Oldenburg, Secretary, Finance & Logistics of the team,...

Take a look at the convoy: the truck

Header photo by Patrick Ooms EN|NL Our solar car RED E is not the only vehicle that crosses the Outback during the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: an entire convoy with the 39 team members drives along with the solar car. In this blog series we explain how we cross...

Take a look at our convoy: the Decision Making Unit (DMU)

Header photo by Patrick Ooms EN|NL Our strategic headquarters on wheels Our solar car RED E does not drive alone during the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC): a convoy with 39 team members drives with RED E. In this series of blogs, we will explain how our...

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Solar Team Twente is klaar voor 2021!

Photo by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL Een nieuwe generatie ambitieuze studenten is klaar voor de uitdaging ​​en vastbesloten om de Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021 te winnen. De negentien studenten van Hogeschool Saxion en Universiteit Twente hebben hun plannen voor...

Solar Team Twente is ready for 2021!

Photo by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL   A new generation of ambitious students is ready for the challenge of winning the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021. The 19 students from Saxion University of Applied Sciences and University of Twente have their plans for...

Twee podiumplaatsen voor Solar Team Twente in 24-uurs race voor zonneauto’s

Photo by Martina Ketelaar Drie weken na hun officiële start deed het nieuwe team van Solar Team Twente met twee zonneauto’s mee aan het Europees kampioenschap in België. De 24-uurs race was de eerste race-ervaring voor het nieuwe team in aanloop naar de Bridgestone...

Two podium places for Solar Team Twente at 24-hour race for solar cars

Photo by Martina Ketelaar 3 weeks after their official start, the new team from Solar Team Twente participated in the European Championships in Belgium. The 24-hour race was their first racing experience, and a preparation for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge...

Eerste uitdaging voor Solar Team Twente 2021

Headerfoto by Andreas Kaijm Begin september is het nieuwe team van Solar Team Twente officieel gestart met de voorbereidingen voor de tweejaarlijkse Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australië. De 19 studenten van Saxion Hogeschool en Universiteit Twente bereiden...

Stevige windvlaag blaast Solar Team Twente van weg af; einde wedstrijd

Headerfoto Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Een stevige windvlaag heeft een einde gemaakt aan de Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019 voor Solar Team Twente. Kort na de start van de vierde racedag is zonnewagen Red E van de weg geblazen. De Twentse zonnewagen, RED E, raakte...

Strong wind gust puts Solar Team Twente’s World Solar Challenge to an end

Header photo Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL A strong wind gust has made an end to the 2019 edition of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge for Solar Team Twente. Shortly after the start of the fourth day, solar car Red E was blown of the track. The car hit the roadside and...

Twentse zonneauto blijft aan kop na winderige racedag, nek-aan-nekrace met Delft

Headerfoto Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente gaat ook na de derde racedag aan de leiding in de Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Dat ging niet zonder slag of stoot: het Twentse studententeam kende een zware dag die werd gekenmerkt door hevige wind en...

Twente solar car retains leading position in windy stage, close battle with Delft

Header photo Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente has retained its leading position on the third day of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Some heavy winds and sandstorms caused some serious difficulties for the team but did not keep them from leading the...

Solar Team Twente ook na tweede racedag aan kop in Australië

Headerfoto: Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente ligt ook na de tweede racedag op kop van de Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australië. Het Twentse studententeam heeft nu 1400 kilometer afgelegd en ligt al geruime tijd op de eerste plek. De race verloopt...

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