Stella Family

Cars are not just part of the problem, they can be part of the solution. We strive for a sustainable future, where life is powered by the sun. The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Stella Terra

The world's first off-road solar car: Stella Terra

Stella Terra combines solar energy with off-road capability. It's designed to be self-sufficient, eliminating the need for charging stations, and it's engineered to handle not only paved roads but also rugged terrain. Stella Terra offers a practical and sustainable solution for off-road enthusiasts, opening up new possibilities for eco-conscious adventures. With Terra, your journey is not just about reaching your destination; it's about embracing the limitless potential of the great outdoors, driven by the power of the sun.

  • Solar Team Eindhoven 2023

Stella Vita

Our Self-sustaining House On Wheels

Stella Vita is our Self-Sustaining House On Wheels. A mobile home wherein you can live and work while travelling on the energy of the sun. Stella Vita generates energy through its solar panels on the roof and uses this energy for both driving and living. Stella Vita generates enough solar energy to drive, shower, watch TV, charge your laptop and make coffee. You are completely self-sustaining and independent. Hereby, you are free to go wherever you want, without harming the environment.

Stella Era

Cars are not just part of the problem; they can be part of the solution.

Mobility can be more than a problem, it can be part of the solution. Stella Era is a comfortable, self-driving family car that maximizes the use of solar energy by efficient energy-use and by sharing it with others. Stella Era is a charging station on wheels. By continuously chasing sunlight she creates an abundance of clean energy, which can power not only the solar car itself but can be shared with other forms of electric mobility. Stella Era takes the next step. We enter an era in which cars are more than just a means of transportation. Stella Era unlocks the potential of solar cars as power plants on wheels.

  • Stella Era at Strijp-S
  • Stella Era at Strijp TQ
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  • Solar Team Eindhoven wins Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia

Stella Vie

World’s first road-legal solar-powered family car.

“Vie”, which is French for “life”, is the car for everyday life. Vie also stands for the Roman numeral “V”, or 5, as Stella Vie is the first solar-powered family car ever to seat five persons. Due to her big doors and handles she is easy to enter. She provides a comfortable driving experience due to ergonomically optimized seats, a clean and spacious interior and intuitive controls for both driving and infotainment.

Stella Lux

The energy positive family car.

Stella Lux is the first energy positive family car. This means that over an entire year she generates more energy than she consumes. An aerodynamic and efficient design has an important role in this feature, with a well-designed interior, comfortable seats and lightweight pillows providing maximum comfort.Stella Lux also contains an energy management system: the Solar Navigator. The Solar Navigator gives suggestions for the optimal route based on weather data. Stella Lux is a solar car that can be both comfortable and efficient, showing that solar-powered mobility is the future.


World’s first solar powered family car.

Stella is the world’s first solar powered family car. Developed in 2012, and ready in 2013, Stella showed the world the future of automotive and solar-powered mobility. Stella debuted in the 2013 World Solar Challenge in the Cruiser Class and performed so well that Stella became world-champion! Next toe the challenge in Australia, Stella crossed the globe, from Singapore to California, to show the world that it is possible to drive solely on the power of the sun. The start of a legacy.