The Team Meets two Presidents

Two Presidents Visit SSCP

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On Thursday, August 21st, our team welcomed President Alejandro Toledo of Peru, his wife Ms. Eliane Karp and advisors, Dr. Richard Swanson, founder of SunPower, and a few other guests to our shop in an historic outreach opportunity made possible by Labiba of Stanford’s KZSU radio station. This unique KZSU …

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A Farewell to Luminos Molds

Lifting Luminos molds onto truck bed

On Saturday, the team said goodbye to the Luminos molds. The molds came out of a generous sponsorship from Christensen Fiberglass Tooling. After receiving the molds in December 2012 and using them for composite layups, the team built Luminos, which placed 4th at the 2013 World Solar Challenge. Since then, Oregon High School Solar …

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Welcome to our Newest Friend Sponsors!

Thanks go out to CARiD and CashforCarsSanDiego, our team’s newest Friends-level sponsors. Check them out at our sponsors page! CARiD.com is an e-commerce retailer of auto parts and accessories catering to all types of automotive enthusiasts.  Located in Cranbury, New Jersey, CARiD.com offers more than 2 million products from 700 …

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SSCP’s first Open Garage Talk

Event poster

This last spring quarter, SSCP held its first ever Open Garage Talk at the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab, entitled “Racing Through the Outback (Without Stopping for Gas)” on May 8th. Sponsors, faculty, friends, and others joined Solar Car team members in a celebration of the team’s 4th place finish at …

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Stanford Visits STMicroelectronics

SSCP and Luminos Visit STMicroelectronics

On May 19, SSCP visited our sponsors STMicroelectronics with Luminos, our 2013 car. STMicroelectronics is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, and supplied our team with STM32 microcontrollers for use in Luminos. These chips control many of the car’s electrical systems, from headlights to battery management. We brought Luminos …

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Spring Quarter Update

spring outreach ASURPS

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been half a year since the last race, and that in a year we’ll be hard at work in the midst of constructing our next car. Things have been picking up in pace ever since the full team’s return this winter; spring quarter …

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Sabalcore Sponsorship

Thank you to our latest silver-level sponsor, Sabalcore! Sabalcore provides access to high-performance computing (HPC) systems on-demand with a pay-as-you-go price model. The HPC systems are specifically designed for scientific and engineering problems that require vast amounts of compute resources. The service enables scientists and engineers to take advantage of …

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