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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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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
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
play_circle_filled Peel & Stick Solar Panels
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Hydrogen Powered Car Requires Only Water And Sunlight
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
Solar-Powered Cars Inspired by Vacuums
Solar-Powered Cars Inspired by Vacuums
Dyson Powered Eco-Vehicle
Marketing superstar and industrial designer extraordinaire James Dyson, the creator of the trendy Dyson bagless vacuum cleaner, is setting his sights on developing a solar-powered car. If the success he… MORE
play_circle_filled Solar-Powered Highways
Solar-Powered Highways
Oregon's Renewable Energy Project
Oregon’s new solar powered highway reinforces the state’s commitment to sustainable renewable energy. It takes a lot of energy to power Oregon’s state transportation system--about 45 million hilowatt-hours.… MORE
Solar Car Carriers
Solar Car Carriers
Toyota Cargo Ships Go Green
Most people who buy foreign cars don't think about how their cars get to their local dealership. They also probably don't consider that the average cargo ship burns 120 gallons per mile as it carries hybrids… MORE

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