Solarmotive

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.
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Eco-Retro - Retro VW Camper Goes Green
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Warm 40,396 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 08
Eco-Retro
Retro VW Camper Goes Green
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]
Super Hybrid Cars - Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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Warm 18,817 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 08
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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]
Peel & Stick Solar Panels - Lumeta PowerPly
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Warm 9,651 Clicks Pub: May 12, 08
Peel & Stick Solar Panels
Lumeta PowerPly
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]
Eco Solar  Cars - The Brisa Three Wheeler
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Warm 22,317 Clicks Pub: Aug 30, 08
Eco Solar Cars
The Brisa Three Wheeler
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]
Solar Power For Mainstream Cars - Toyota Prius Hybrid Gets Solar Roof
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Mild 7,857 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 08
Solar Power For Mainstream Cars
Toyota Prius Hybrid Gets Solar Roof
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]
Hydrogen Powered Car Requires Only Water And Sunlight - Corgi H2Go
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Warm 4,657 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 08
Hydrogen Powered Car Requires Only Water And Sunlight
Corgi H2Go
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]
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