Seeking alternative energy sources, like solar panels, to power vehicles
Implications - The economy is weaning itself from its oil dependency, shifting to more eco-friendly fuel alternatives. Solar energy is promising to be one of the most influential energy alternatives in many sectors, including automotive; the new Toyota Prius will include solar panels, the first of its kind on the market.
Still in draft-phase, the famous VW Westfalia Camper Van has been redesigned to bring it even more environmental street-cred.
Alexandre Verdier envisions an "intelligent" vehicle with solar panels to… [More]
The Antro Solo from Hungary is a gas-electric hybrid car with a unique power arrangement that also utilizes solar energy. When all power sources fail, you can even peddle your way.
The Antro Solo seats… [More]
Things are looking much greener at the solar energy front these days. After recently reporting on inflatable solar panels, we bring you another efficient and cost effective solar power innovation that… [More]
Brisa is the Spanish word for breeze. I would call this Brisa Fresco: Cool Breeze! This little car is solar powered and has just an exquisite design.
It seems that three wheels are the choice for many… [More]
Toyota Motor Corp is set to become the first major automaker to use solar power for a vehicle. Toyota will install solar panels on some of the next-generation Prius hybrid cars. The power generated by… [More]
Touted as the wave of the future, Corgi International, in partnership with Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, has developed the H2Go, a radio controlled toy car powered only by sunlight and water. The car… [More]