2011 Car

Alisdair’s Race Report

To drive the Stuart Highway, the 3000km stretch of road which runs between Darwin in the north of Australia and Adelaide in the south, is a test of the endurance of any vehicle. For the World Solar Challenge, the objective … Continue reading

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CUER Complete World Solar Challenge 2011

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A Lick Of Paint

Saturday was a milestone for CUER. The car was finally ready to be painted. The reason this was a milestone is because we will no longer have to sand the outer shell. After a long Friday night with far too … Continue reading

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Millbrook Event 2012

CUER are hosting an event at Millbrook Proving Grounds on Saturday, February 4th, from 12-3pm. The event will be an opportunity to see how CUER did in the recent World Solar Challenge, and to get a sneak preview of our … Continue reading

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CUER: Looking back, looking forwards

It’s been a year and a half since I started working with CUER on preparing Endeavour Mk II to race in the World Solar Challenge next month, and now that the team is finally flying out to Australia (and also … Continue reading

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Intel: Inside CUER – the movie

Watch the final cut of the short documentary about CUER, produced by Intel Studios. You can also read about our filming in the department here.  

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From Concept to Reality: The Canopy

Being the geek that I am, I sometimes like to sit down and watch Discovery Channel’s “How Stuff’s Made”. Last week, the program was on tortilla chips, combat knives and mattresses. Anyhow, this blog post will be like that, but … Continue reading

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Bourn Again

Saturday saw our first test run in a couple of months. The team met early at the department to load Endeavour mkII onto the trailer for a day of testing at Bourn airfield, just a few miles down the road. … Continue reading

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The Electrical Team Lights The Way

The electrical rebuild has accelerated from “rapid” to “frantic” in recent weeks. Numerous tasks compete for the attention of the electrical team, from battery management systems and cell balancing, to lights and driver controls. It’s all got to be done, … Continue reading

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