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Michigan’s 2014 ASC Victory: How the Race was Won

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The Michigan Solar Car Team won the 2014 American Solar Challenge for the fifth time in a row, beating Minnesota by nearly four hours. Despite the wide margin of victory, the team faced its share of adversity. In this video diary, Michigan contends with a faulty motor, tired drivers, unpredictable weather—and a last-minute logistic problem that threatens their standing on the final day. With this real-world experience and Siemens PLM Software, Michigan begins the task of building a better car for the 2015 World Solar Challenge.