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'Stella'  - The solar-powered family car, as designed by the students of the University of Technology Eindhoven Photo Credit: Bart van Overbeeke ‘Stella’ – The solar-powered family car, as designed by the students of the University of Technology Eindhoven
Photo Credit: Bart van Overbeeke

Stella, the world’s first solar-powered family car, built by Solar Team Eindhoven, won the Crunchies award for ‘Best Technology Development’ at the 8th annual Crunchies (February 5th, 2015) in San Francisco. The team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) left renowned names like Apple, SpaceX, Bitcoin and European Space Agency (ESA) behind it. The annual Crunchies awards are presented by TechCrunch and VentureBeat – two of the world’s premier technology websites. Stella was developed, designed and built by students from TU/e.

It was an exciting moment for the TU/e students. With this award the team underline their vision: building the family car of the future. “We’ve demonstrated a new vision for the car of the future, and thanks to this prize we’re gaining recognition for this achievement”…

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