What: Equinox, an eco-friendly car designed by a Stanford Solar Car Project team
When: July 14, 2007
Where: Science & Engineering Quad
The Stanford Solar Car Project team will show off its next-generation vehicle, Equinox, before its race across the Australian Outback this fall. Teams from across the globe will race from the tropical northern city of Darwin to the finish line in the parched desert of Adelaide, on the southern coast. Equinox includes a space-grade solar array and a digital electrical system.
Students and the public are invited to the unveiling next week, and many sponsors are expected to be present. University sponsors include Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education John Bravman ‘79, The President’s Office and the School of Earth Sciences. Commercial firms include Akeena Solar, Henkel, backpack supplier JanSport and high-performance electrical car startup Tesla Motors.