Zenith: Solar Powered Car

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The automobile industry is the 6th major contributor to global warming issue and the world’s leading car companies are working on the solution to prevent a further impact in the future. The project is highly focused on the solar powered vehicles alternative as these cars can obtain energy source directly from the Sun, making them the most sustainable vehicle today.

Despite being an application in motor racing, these cars have potential to become one of the mainstream transportation for the general public. With the attempt to make this happen, in 2013, the World Solar Challenge (WSC) announce a new competition class; the Cruiser Class to promote this idea. The aim for this project is to create a practical and aesthetically appealing solar-powered sedan. This project is a part of an effort between RMIT University and the Australian Technology Network solar team to compete in the Cruiser Class