African Solar Taxi at Womadelaide

6 Mar

WomadelaideThis long weekend in Adelaide, the African Solar Taxi is on display at Womadelaide: an annual festival of international music and culture.

As the first time that the taxi has been properly on display after many months of design and construction, it’s worth reflecting on the African Solar Taxi project: why it was started, what it hopes to achieve and who is involved.
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Ready for Womadelaide

5 Mar

Hello world.

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Funky chicken

3 Mar

This evening we added some typical luggage to the taxi’s rear ute tray, including Funky the chicken.
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Accessorising

28 Feb

With the chassis now painted a glamorous coat of orange it’s time to accessorise. With carpet, a swing arm, rear lights, ‘number plates’ and rear mudguards initially.
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Orange

27 Feb

The orange door opens to reveal an orange taxi which is very orange.

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Spray painter, here we come!

23 Feb

See you in five days.

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Off to the spray painter

22 Feb

So fabrication of the chassis is finally complete. Finally. And it’s off to the spray painter tomorrow.
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