Thursday, 2 January 2014

Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept sports rooftop solar panels

A plug-in hybrid car sounds like an excellent way of squaring the circle between the green cred of an electric car and the range and reliability of one that runs on petrol, but what if you live somewhere that’s a bit off the grid? Ford’s answer is its C-Max Solar Energi Concept, which makes its debut at CES next week. The car uses a combination of high-efficiency solar panels and a separate frame roofed with a Fresnel lens to concentrate sunlight on the panels to give it a proper charge without using the engine or plugging into the electrical mains... Continue Reading Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept sports rooftop solar panels

Section: Automotive

Tags: CES 2014, Electric Vehicles, Emissions, Ford, Georgia Tech, Hybrid,Photovoltaic, Plug-in Hybrid, Solar Cell, Solar Power

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