Monthly Archives: Oktober 2009

Design Review: 43 of 110 Teams left

On October 19th, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE announced the 43 Qualified Teams who received passing scores from the Design Judges and are therefore qualified to progress to the next stage of the competition. We are glad to be one of them! The Design Judging process, whereby a team of select automotive experts evaluated [...]

Wind tunnel simulation / Windtunnel-Simulationen

The exterior design that was developed by StudioFT is tested for aerodynamics using a computer simulation package. This helps  detecting possible areas for further optimisation at an early stage. Based on the results of these simulations we can calculate the Cw value that can be achieved with the design. First results show that a Cw value of [...]

The new headquarters in Kassel / Das neue Hauptquartier in Kassel

Today we moved to our new facilities in the technology and founder center FIDT in Kassel. Besides office space we now have a workshop to build our Prototype! Heute haben wir unsere neuen Räumlichkeiten im Technologie und Gründerzentrum FIDT in Kassel bezogen. Neben den Büroräumen werden wir hier auch ein Raum einrichten, den wir nutzen um [...]