JU Solar Team

Jönköping University Solar Team

Countdown to Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

The race is on!

Best of luck to JU 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


  • Test Drive

    The summer holidays are here, however, that does not mean that the work of improving the solar car takes a break. The opposite, the start of the summer has consisted of two test drives to see how new ...
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  • Current State

    Our situation during Covid-19
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Upcoming Events

24 hours iLumen European Solar Challenge

This fall, we will be debuting in the 24-hour long European solar car challenge in Belgium. The new team is testing and improving the solar car Axelent, which once again, will be representing the JU Solar Team in an exciting challenge.

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