ITU Solar Car Team at BTSO

Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the Istanbul Technical University Solar Car Team (ITU GAE).

BCCI, they have developed a new generation of solar-powered vehicle "BOW İSTKA" with the purpose to promote and to test tour to Turkey were the guests of the ITO DAE. Members of the BTSO Board of Directors Muhsin Koçaslan and Alparslan Şenocak accepted the visiting team. BTSO Board Members, who received information from the team about the solar car, then examined the vehicle with the students. During the visit, ITU Solar Car Team accompanied ITU Bursa Chairman Hasan Tugcu.


BTSO Board Member Muhsin Koçaslan, in his speech to the youth, said that the automotive sector is one of the biggest sectors of the world with its trade volume exceeding 4 trillion dollars. Koçaslan stated that the sector had entered into a transformation process with accumulating technology and said, Autonomous vehicle technologies, solar energy systems and electric vehicle technologies are carried out very important works worldwide. In this sense, this tool developed by our young people is the product of an important vision. I would like to congratulate all the students who have contributed and wish them success in the competitions they will participate in our team. E

Bursa, Turkey is the capital of the automotive industry Alparls Şenocak said, they are ready to give every kind of support as Bursa business world in improving the vehicle's development and production facilities, he said.


Hasan Tuğcu, the President of the Bursa Branch of the ITU Alumni Association, thanked the BTSO Administration for hosting. As an association, they support the ITU graduate with their activities in Bursa, indicating that they support the graduates who work in various fields of industry, university students to lead the transfer. Tuğcu added that the ITU House, which they opened last year, became the meeting point of the graduates.


The İTÜ solar car team, which has been continuing its work since 2004 and has achieved many national and international successes, includes students who continue their education in different engineering departments. In 2019 in the area which will be held in Australia, the world's most prestigious events on the World Solar Challenge team prepared to represent Turkey, and prior to this contest in October this year will be held in South Africa will take place in Sasol Solar Challenge.



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