Goed in- en overzichtelijk stukje van Maarten Steinbuch over het U.S. debuut van de “Stella”, ’s werelds eerste zonenergie gedreven familieauto, ontworpen en gereden door studenten van de TU/e..
‘Stella’, the world’s first solarpowered, energy positive family vehicle arrived in the U.S. Set to make its national debut at ITS World Congress in Detroit, September 7-11, Stella will demonstrate the benefits of EV’s, solar technology and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication. Following ITS World Congress, Stella will travel to Los Angeles for National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), kicking off its tour by driving up the California Coast along Highway 1, set to make key stops in both Sacramento and San Francisco. The annual observance of NDEW is organized nationally by Plug In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association.
Designed by students of Solar Team Eindhoven at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in Brabant, The Netherlands, Stella can drive almost 500 miles on a single charge and is both CO2 neutral and energy positive, producing twice as much energy as it consumes. Stella highlights NXP’s V2V technology and next-generation urban mobility solutions to address the…
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