Stella ends US Tour with Guinnes World Record
Stella ends USA tour with world record
During the National Electric Drive Week in Cupertino, California, Stella from Eindhoven University of Technology participated in the Guinness World Record for 'largest parade of electric vehicles'.
The previous record was set earlier this year in Stuttgart, Germany with 481 vehicles. Robertson, an official from Guinness Book of World Records congratulated the participants of the new record: "What a great achievement. Congratulations on this new record, as well as the performance of improving the future of mobility."
Solar Team Eindhoven goes USA
Stella - the world's first solar-powered family car, designed and built by students at Eindhoven University of Technology is currently in America to visit various events. The four-week tour is mainly promoting particular aspects of the unique solar car. Along with some of her sponsors, Stella visited the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress in Detroit, a primary school, Stanford University and several companies in Silicon Valley.
Stella's visit to the USA is a collaboration among Brabant Development Agency (BOM), GEFCO / Delmar International, IBM, NXP, Province of Noord-Brabant and Coast to Coast E-Mobility. Team manager of Solar Team Eindhoven, student Lex Hoefsloot about the trip: "With Stella, we want to show the world what the car of the future should look like. We are very excited that we can share our knowledge with many people along the way. The reactions are over whelming!"
On September 23, the team returns back home.