Tag: World Solar Challenge

Ten more years – Bridgestone renews World Solar Challenge partnership

Ten more years – Bridgestone renews World Solar Challenge partnership

25th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Since 2013, Bridgestone has lent its name to the world's foremost solar car race. Participants travel to Australia every two years for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), with this year’s event attracting 48 teams. The 3,000-kilometre (1,860mile) race from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia ended on 20 October, and that day Bridgestone committed itself to another decade of support.

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Bridgestone supplying ‘solar car tyres’ to BWSC

Bridgestone supplying ‘solar car tyres’ to BWSC

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation will supply solar car tyres to 32 teams participating in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), for which Bridgestone is the naming rights sponsor. The narrow, wide diameter tyres utilise Bridgestone’s ‘Ecopia with ologic’ fuel-efficient tyre technology.

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Bridgestone continues as World Solar Challenge title sponsor

Bridgestone continues as World Solar Challenge title sponsor

5th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation today announced its title sponsorship of next year’s World Solar Challenge, which will be held in Australia from 13 to 20 October 2019.

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Bridgestone supplying Ecopia tyres to 11 WSC teams

Bridgestone supplying Ecopia tyres to 11 WSC teams

16th June 2017 | 0 Comments

So far, Bridgestone Corporation has entered into agreements to provide its Ecopia tyres to 11 teams participating in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The list of teams supplied by Bridgestone is given below.

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Bridgestone tyres for ‘world’s fastest’ solar sports car

Bridgestone tyres for ‘world’s fastest’ solar sports car

28th September 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a little under three weeks until the start of this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, and the tyre maker sponsor has shared details of one entrant equipped with its products – a vehicle it says is set to become both the first road legal solar sports car in Australia and the world’s fastest electric vehicle when measured over a 500 kilometre stretch.

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Shane Jacobson a Bridgestone World Solar Challenge ambassador

Shane Jacobson a Bridgestone World Solar Challenge ambassador

25th September 2015 | 1 Comment

Australian actor and professed car enthusiast Shane Jacobson has signed up to be an ambassador for the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. In this role he will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the event, which will see 46 teams from 25 countries make the solar-powered journey from Darwin to Adelaide.

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Bridgestone returning as World Solar Challenge title sponsor

Bridgestone returning as World Solar Challenge title sponsor

9th March 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bridgestone brand will again act as title sponsor of this year's World Solar Challenge – which will be known, as you’ve already probably guessed, as the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2015. The event will take place in Australia between 18 and 25 October and is the 13th World Solar Challenge since 1987. Bridgestone intends to use the World Solar Challenge as a platform for promoting its ‘Ecopia with ologic’ technology, and the company says it will also engage in associated environmental initiatives and programmes that support young engineers participating in the event.

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