UBC Solar is a solar car racing team. We build full-scale electric vehicles powered by solar panels built into the surface of the car, designed for competitive races against teams from other universities.
Students that join UBC Solar have the opportunity to design and build various different vehicle components, using industry standard automotive technologies. We work in a collaborative environment and emphasize knowledge transfer between senior and junior students. Experience on design teams like UBC Solar is frequently cited as a desirable characteristic by recruiters from many different companies.