BOONE, N.C. — ROSE is ready to race.
ROSE is a Cruiser Class solar vehicle — the division for solar cars that could be practical in the real world, owing to seating capacity, range, amenities and speed.
The second car built by Team Sunergy, Appalachian State University’s student-led solar vehicle team, was unveiled Friday, June 22, at the Holmes Convocation Center.
The performance of the team and ROSE — an acronym for Racing on Solar Energy — will be an indication of how well Appalachian will stack up at the 2019 World Solar Challenge in Australia. A number of telling hurdles remain — both on and off the track... (click view original for complete story)