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Solar-Powered Car Storage Boxes

The Yakima SOLAR Cargo Box Passively Captures Solar Energy

— February 4, 2020 — Autos
The Yakima SOLAR Cargo Box is an aftermarket accessory for drivers that will offer them a way to keep additional storage on hand when heading out on long drives. Created as part of the Fall 2020 CBX Collection, the cargo box offers additional space to stow essentials on top of a vehicle instead of needing to rely solely on trunk or cabin space. The streamlined design of the box won't detract too much from the overall aesthetic of the vehicle to help enhance the discreet nature of the storage unit.

The Yakima SOLAR Cargo Box is accented by a solar panel manufactured by California-based Sunflare that produces a 5V output of eco-friendly energy. The box is set for an August 15, 2020 launch at a price point of $1,299.
Trend Themes
1. Solar-powered Storage - The integration of solar panels into storage solutions presents an opportunity for eco-friendly and sustainable energy generation.
2. Aftermarket Accessories - The demand for aftermarket accessories that provide additional storage options can lead to innovative solutions for enhancing vehicle functionality and convenience.
3. Discreet Storage Solutions - There is a growing need for storage solutions that seamlessly blend with the overall aesthetic of vehicles, offering discreet storage options for individuals on the go.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Accessories - The automotive accessories industry can explore the incorporation of solar-powered storage solutions to cater to the growing demand for eco-friendly and functional accessories.
2. Renewable Energy - The renewable energy industry can capitalize on the integration of solar panels into consumer products, such as storage solutions, to expand their reach and contribute to sustainable energy consumption.
3. Outdoor Recreation - The outdoor recreation industry can benefit from the development of aftermarket storage solutions that enhance the convenience and utility of vehicles for adventurists and travelers.
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