Here on the coast, we have customers who are happily charging their electric cars using electricity generated by solar energy systems.
A fully solar powered electric car may be on the horizon. Recently, according toEcoWatch, Ford Motor Company announced that it “will soon unveil a sun-powered vehicle. The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with solar panels on the roof that allow the car to recharge itself. The vehicle’s total range is 620 miles, and it can travel 21 miles using only electric power from the sun.”
Visit EcoWatch online to read more and see a picture of this new solar powered concept car.
Photo: 2011 Tesla Roadster 3.0, from www.greencarreports.com