Sono Motors prototype claiming around 30 km/d from the sun – Image from Sono Motors website
With China, India, Norway, UK, France and California planning to ban manufacture and sales of new internal combustion engine cars, and electric vehicles (EV) on the rise, will a solar roof become popular add-on option for plug in EV’s, and how many kilometres a day can they provide?
Panasonic’s components for the Toyota Prius Prime PHV 180w – Source: Bloomberg via Toyota
Below are the three summary points aimed to answer this question, but I welcome more experienced tech writers and engineers to add meat to the bone. This article is a follow up from my previous story on experimental solar cars and
solar assisted electric vehicles (SAEVs), and the just completed World Solar Challenge.
Source : http://reneweconomy.com.au/can-solar-roof-really-power-ev-87485/