Chandigarh University plays host to Asia’s 6th Biggest Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC-2019)
The 5-day Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC-2019) jointly organized by Chandigarh University and ISIE (Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers) attracted talent from across the country. 60 student teams of Engineering Universities and Colleges from all over India participated in the 6th edition of the ESVC-2019. The Solar Vehicles designed by Team “Luz Ladronaz” from Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, Team Horus from Nitte Menakashi Institute of Technology, Banglore, Team Tec Aditiya from Terna Engineering College Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Team Tejas from Kaziranga University, Assam and Team Tesseract from Chandigarh Polytechnic College, Gharuan bagged the prestigious ISIE Future Award in the adventure category.
Team Daksh from NIT Jalandhar were declared winners in the adventure category of the 6th Asia’s Biggest Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC-2019) while Team “Solar Riders” of Chitkara University, Rajpura won in the professional category. While team from College of Engineering, Pune and team from APSIT, Thane, Maharashtra were declared runner-up in the professional and adventure category of the championship. Team from AP Shah Institute of Technology, Thane, Maharashtra “Modified Auto-Club” won the Endurance competition in the single seat adventure category on the last day. The team was able to complete 22 laps of the 2 km track in 90 minutes during the contest which saw stiff competition among the participating teams. While team “Solar Riders” from Chitkara University, Rajpura won the Endurance competition in the multi-seated professional category by completing 20 laps of the track in 90 minutes.
In the Off-road competition, team “Daksh” from NIT Jalandhar bagged first position in the single seat adventure category while team “Solar Riders” from Chitkara University, Rajpura won in the multi-seated professional category. Team “Solecthon” Vidhyavardhini College of Engineering and Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra won single seat adventure category of the Hill Climbing competition while multi-seated professional category competition was won by team “Sunrisers” from College of Engineering, Pune. Solar Powered Vehicle designed and developed by team “Solarium” from Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Pune won the Best Design Award in the Single Seat Category while the multi-seated solar vehicle designed by College of Engineering, Pune bagged the best design award.