Team name: Nuon Solar Team
Car name: Nuna 8S
Country: The Netherlands
The Nuon Solar Team from the Delft University of Technology are the current world champions as well as the title defenders of the Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa.
The 2016 team consists of eight students from different engineering backgrounds, working full time in order to participate in different Solar Challenges. The Nuon team has been competing since 2001, and has won the World Solar Challenge six times. In 2014 they competed in the Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa for the first time and won, and will be back in 2016 to defend their title amidst high-calibre competition.
Nuna 8S is a high-end solar car funded primarily by the Delft University of Technology.
Follow their journey on Facebook, here.