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5 Stories of Innovation from South Australia

20 Sep 2019

The BWSC is in good company in South Australia, with the state known well as the innovation capital of Australia, and the home to a…

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The Bridgestone Why

20 Sep 2019

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is the most elite solar challenge in the world, with hundreds of participants, years of preparation and a route of…

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A FABULOUS ADVENTURE FOR PRISCILLA

18 Sep 2019

The Stage is set for a faaabulous adventure at the BWSC for Priscilla - the Australian Technology Network Solar Car Team's Car for 2019. Can…

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Team Update

17 Sep 2019

There's less than a month to go until a parade of solar cars sets off from Darwin! We've been keeping up with all of the…

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Life in the FAST Lane

16 Sep 2019

The Flinders Automotive Solar Team (FAST) are hoping to Cruise their way from Darwin to Adelaide this October – their second time participating in the…

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BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO THE BWSC ROUTE: PART 2

12 Sep 2019

In this two-part series, BWSC Event Director Chris Selwood AM gives us his unique perspective of the 3000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide that forms…

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Beginner's Guide to the BWSC Route: Part 1

12 Sep 2019

At it’s simplest, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is a design competition for solar vehicles. But if you stand back just a little bit, it’s…

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End of the Road: Welcome to Adelaide

10 Sep 2019

After an incredible 3000km journey the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge finds it's finish in the heart of South Australia, right smack bang in the middle…

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BWSC Teams Down Under

09 Sep 2019

While the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge officially kicks off in October, some of the teams aren't wasting any time, and have already arrived here in…

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Win Big With Your BWSC Memories

09 Sep 2019

While innovation takes centre stage at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, in reality, we experience a lot more than technological and engineering marvels! Stories of…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Coober Pedy

05 Sep 2019

As the BWSC Teams continue traveling down the route from Alice Springs, they'll soon make their way towards the NT/SA Border. The control stop in…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Alice Springs

28 Aug 2019

About half way between Darwin and Adelaide, in what many refer to as the Red Centre, you’ll find the iconic and stunning Alice Springs. A…

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Flat Packs and Royalty - The Story behind Ardingly College Solar

28 Aug 2019

With BWSC participants designing, engineering and producing some of the world's most elite solar vehicles, it can be easy to forget that some of them…

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Get to know the BWSC Outreach Program presented by Flinders University

28 Aug 2019

We're taking the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on a road trip in 2019, with the BWSC Outreach Program presented by Flinders University. With over 3000km…

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Schools Kids to collect climate data for CSIRO scientists for BWSC Outreach Program presented by Flinders University

28 Aug 2019

Today it was back to school for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge and Flinders University Outreach team. Sharing the message of how understanding and learning…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Barrow Creek

26 Aug 2019

Just over 200km after their stop in Tennant Creek, the teams will arrive in Barrow Creek – the traditional home of the Kaytetye Aboriginal people.…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Tennant Creek

26 Aug 2019

From Daly Waters the teams will make their way towards Tennant Creek, just another 400km down the road, home to one of the most iconic…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Daly Waters

22 Aug 2019

Whenever you’ve heard anyone from the BWSC community talk about the Daly Waters, 9 times out of 10 they’ll mention the Daly Waters pub in…

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Spotlight on the Stops: Katherine

20 Aug 2019

On the first day of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the teams will all set off from the heart of Darwin and commence the all-important…

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Force in the USA

15 Aug 2019

When it comes to technology, science and innovation,Tesla and Google are at the top of the food chain. They’re also two names counted amongst the…

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New Dutch Team Aims for the Top

08 Aug 2019

From Vattenfall (formerly Nuon Solar Team) to Solar Team Eindhoven, the Dutch are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to solar car…

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Under the Bologna Sun

25 Jul 2019

‘Believing in a cleaner world does not mean to give up an asset but to fully enjoy it in a sustainable way.’ Inspiring words once…

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Aussies Taking on the World

25 Jul 2019

Ever heard the phrase 'Eat, Sleep, Solar Car, Repeat'? Neither had we, until we met the Western Sydney Solar Team.  Heading into the 2018 American…

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Lex and Lightyear – BWSC’s Bright Future

24 Jun 2019

In 2012, a group of students in The Netherlands approached the Board of their University, proposing a new team to participate in the Bridgestone World…

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CHARGING THE FUTURE – NEXT-GEN DREAMS TO REALITY

11 Jun 2019

Adelaide, Australia. Tuesday June 11, 2019 Speaking from Victoria Square, home of the BWSC finish line, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway confirmed…

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