Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Stage 5 Highlights
All eleven of the remaining Sasol Solar Challenge teams made it safely to Port Elizabeth Kings Beach today despite strong winds that peaked at 50 kilometres per hour, measured by Dutch team Nuon’s mobile weather station. Despite the Challenge being more than halfway done, there is still no clear winner. “The top four teams are slowly starting to pull away from the pack in terms of their distance...
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Stage 4 Highlights
Teamwork is an integral part of the Sasol Solar Challenge. Defending champions, Nuon highlight the importance of working together Event Update The fourth day of the Sasol Solar Challenge saw the eleven teams competing in this gruelling endurance event cross the border from the Free State into the Eastern Cape. Strong winds throughout the day and a particularly challenging hill meant teams had to...
Annual Integrated Report - Statement of the Joint Presidents and CEOs
In 2016, we reported another resilient group-wide performance. This was against a backdrop of an extremely tough macroeconomic environment, created by further steep declines in global oil and commodity prices. While these factors, which are beyond our control, impacted our financial position, our performance on safety, costs and production volumes was exceptional.
Sustainable Development - how we create value using the six capitals
Change is happening all around us and Sasol is transitioning into the future with sustainable development at the forefront of our thinking. Taking advantage of six capital assets, we are moving forward to create value. In this video we take a look at Sasol's strategic response to change.
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Stage 3 Highlights
Local SA team makes a comeback on day three of Sasol Solar Challenge As the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge teams headed through the Free State on the third day of the eight-day event, the weather became a serious obstacle for the first time today. Strong cross-winds and a burst of rain near Gariep Dam forced teams to either take shelter under bridges with their cars, or put their cars on their trail...
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Stage 2 Highlights
The Sasol Solar Challenge is an eight-day event in which local and international solar-powered cars travel as far as they can on various roads between Pretoria and Cape Town. Some teams will travel distances of over 4000km. The 2016 event from 24 September to 1 October 2016 traverses some of the world’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes, from desert and savannah to mountains and coastal forest...
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Stage 1 Highlights
The Sasol Solar Challenge held biennially in South Africa attracts some of the best solar teams in the world, many of whom are professional solar racing competitors. Today, both local and international teams competing in the 2,000 kilometre challenge across the country broke all previous distance records held by the event. Dutch team Nuon broke the Sasol Solar Challenge record for the furthest ...
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| Scrutineering
After three gruelling days of scrutineering, the Sasol Solar Challenge teams were ready to cross the starting line in Pretoria. 14 teams from all over the world have been undergoing tough scrutineering at the Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria to determine whether they are fit to compete in this year’s 2,000 kilometre challenge across the country. A first round of static scrutineering assessed the cars...
Sasol GTC| Port Elizabeth Highlights Package 1
While Mother Nature did her best to disrupt proceedings when she threw large quantities of water at the Eastern Cape city, accompanied by strong winds, the #12 Engen Xtreme Audi A3 GTC sailed on its merry way, clinching all three race wins and the overall number one spot on the day. Hennie Groenewald and Gennaro Bonafede claimed 2nd and 3rd overall, the Sasol BMW M2 GTC twins consistent throughou...
Sasol Solar Challenge 2016| University of Johannesburg
The Sasol Solar Challenge is a competition for teams to design, manage, build and drive solar-powered vehicles across South Africa The eight-day event sees local and international solar-powered cars travel as far as they can on various roads and loops between Pretoria and Cape Town. Some teams will travel distances of over 4000km. The 2016 event from 24 September to 1 October 2016 traverses some ...