The Michigan Sun Run

Leading US solar car team University of Michigan, rather than competing in races this year, has taken their most recent solar car Aevum on an epic journey across the United States (see images above and below).

In this, they are following in the footsteps of Bochum’s SolarWorld GT which, as part of its round-the-world trip in 2012, clocked up a scenic 6,553 km in just over 50 days, from San Francisco via Dallas to Charleston, SC. They are also, more or less, following the route of the “Cannonball Sun,” which fellow Michigan residents Will Jones, Kyle Samluk, and Danny Ezzo attempted in their Pink Skies in June last year.

Here’s hoping it all goes more smoothly for the Maize and Blue. For more information, see Michigan’s official route page and their social media at  


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