The shift towards electrified personal transportation solutions will no doubt transform the way we think about driving, which is evident with the latest news from the Hyundai Motor Group regarding solar roofs on its upcoming vehicles.
The solar panel roof components will start showing up on the brands electric and gas-powered vehicles starting around 2020, and will work to power internal components or reduce the load on the internal combustion engine. The panels would be capable of charging the vehicle between 30% to 60% each day, depending on the weather conditions, which could alleviate stress being placed on existing electrical infrastructure.
The Hyundai solar roofs will help to increase overall vehicle efficiency and are sure to be an industry-leading move by the brand.
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