The Imperial College of London has initiated a three-year collaborative project to develop the Volvo 'Tomorrow Car' which will bear its battery as protective paneling. With the aim to manufacture such a vehicle with the appearance of a regular Volvo, the project is a revolutionary rung on the ascension to more energy-efficient automobiles.
Made of carbon fibers and polymer resin, the Volvo 'Tomorrow Car' armor is pliable but durable, making it easy to mold into a hood and doors. This light cladding will charge and store energy much more efficiently than conventional car batteries.
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