Three students, one mission: Drive a solar power car across the country
2021-07-11 ... They'd call the trip the Cannonball Sun, a play on words inspired by The Cannonball Run, with a route spanning from the Red Ball Garage in New York to the Portofino Hotel in Los Angeles. The entire trip would be about 2,800 miles if completed.
"It seemed like an awesome challenge and a great experience ...
Rimac Engr Builds Electric Solar Boat
Former Rimac Engineer Tino Sturlic Builds Electric Solar Boat
bought the boat as a joint venture with his brother and sister two years ago, but he wasn't satisfied with the ''vibrations'' of the old Tomos 4 pente, so he immediately sent the boat to Zapresic, where he has a workshop. A lengthy restoration followed, followed by the design of the battery. The owner of Torp, who is also a former employee of Rimac Automobili, helped him out in his task. He also installed a Battery Management System originally developed for an electric scooter that allows for the monitoring of battery status via mobile phone apps, as well as other data such as consumption and charging via solar panels ...
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