Solar Car Team

University of Michigan engineering students prepare solar car, designed with the help of Agilent instruments, for World Solar Challenge in Australia, Oct. 6. (Photo: Business Wire)

Agilent Technologies Part Of UM Solar Car Team

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and the University of Michigan announced Agilent’s support of the university’s solar car team. Agilent will provide a 200-MHz capacitive touch-screen oscilloscope as well as a handheld oscilloscope and a triple-output power supply to support the team’s solar-car engineering program, from design through competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

UM Solar Car Team Wins A Rainy American Solar Challenge

Despite being challenged by extreme weather conditions along the way, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has won the 2012 American Solar Challenge with their car Quantum for a fourth consecutive American title. Western Michigan Univeristy finished eighth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2012

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

Solar Car Powerhouse UM Gets Home Field Advantage In Upcoming American Race

Across eight states in eight days, the nation’s winningest solar car team from the University of Michigan will defend its title next month in the American Solar Challenge that includes an overnight stop in its hometown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

UM Solar Car Australia

UM Solar Car Movie: World Premiere of ‘Racing With the Sun’

A new 30-minute documentary offers a vivid, close-up look at the University of Michigan’s solar car team at the World Solar Challenge in Australia last October.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

University of Michigan solar car team race crew member Ethan Lardner works on Quantum during a control stop on a practice race in Australia. Credit: Evan Dougherty

Michigan Solar Car Team Places Third In The World

Through a smoldering brush fire, past wind-shearing road trains, across the Australian continent, the University of Michigan’s Quantum was the first American car to finish the World Solar Challenge Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

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