JU Solar Team

Jönköping University Solar Team

Our vision

One team, through creative engineering building a competitive solar car, crossing Australia and challenging the world in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. We want to contribute to sustainability, innovation and a source of inspiration for younger generation.

Our challenge

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is the world’s biggest solar-powered car race. It started in 1987 and takes place every other year. In the competition, teams from all over the world are going to drive 3022 kilometers from the north to the south of Australia – from Darwin to Adelaide.

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Our solar car

This year, we have chosen to build on the same concept as Solveig. Our design for 2019 is calculated to have 20% less weight, 20% lower drag coefficient and improved efficiency for the electrical system.

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JU Solar Team


Upcoming Events

Klimatrådet and JU Solar team arrange a mini race for solar powered cars

Go to our event page to read more, or visit Klimatrådet at  https://klimatradet.se/solbilsrace/

Instagram feed

Our battery, tools, camping gear and various other equipment is now on it's way to Australia 😀 ⠀ We would also like to express a big 'thank you' to Nefab for providing us with boxes that fit all of the things we're sending Down Under.

A big thank you to @vibisol for sponsoring us with this shock absorbing material that will keep the journey safe for our drivers.

Thank you @almedalsveckanofficiell and @jonkoping_smartarena for the opportunity to present our project and our thoughts on how we can inspire interest in technology and higher education in younger generations 🙌 #smartarena

Tomorrow we'll be up in this stage to talk about how we inspire an interest in technology amongst young people 😀🙌 @almedalsveckanofficiell #almedalsveckan #smartarena

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