Some of the world’s top solar car teams will compete in the 2018 Sasol Solar Challenge. Current world leaders and 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge winners, Delft University from the Netherlands, will return to defend their title.
Multiple record holders and winners of the 2008, 2010 and 2012 solar challenges, Tokai University from Japan, will also compete.
Teams from Switzerland, the USA, Hungary, Poland, Turkey and China are also expected to participate.
The South African contingent will be headed up by local champions, North West University. Challenging international teams alongside them will be the Tshwane University of Technology, University of Johannesburg, Vaal University of Technology, Central University of Technology, the University of Cape Town and possibly Stellenbosch and Pretoria Universities.
Take a look at the teams who competed in the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge below: