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Solar car "Havyn" unveiled at Azad University of Qazvin

Source: ISNA

Azad University of Qazvin's solar car named "Havyn " (sunshine) was unveiled today at on the sidelines of the sixth edition of the RoboCup IranOpen 2011 competitions in Tehran.

The solar car "Havyn" which seats one passenger is 5 meters long, 2 meters wide and 96 centimeters tall. It can travel up to 130 km/hr. It took 1.5 years for the team at the Research Center of Qazvin University to build the car.

The car is made ​​of carbon fiber and fiberglass mold and weighs 160 kg. It has two wheels in the front and at the back.

The silicon solar panels, measuring 6 square meters, are installed on top of the car, and lithium-ion batteries are used to store the charge. Havyn has an "Inwheel" engine with 10 horsepower and "CanBus" communication system.

About RoboCup IranOpen 2011: Qazvin Azad University has been approved by RoboCup Federation and Iranian RoboCup National Committee to organize RoboCup IranOpen 2011 competitions and symposium. This event will be held in Tehran from 5 - 9 April 2011.

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Azad University of Qazvin

RoboCup IranOpen

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