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Sono Motors Seeks Help From The EV Community

December 23rd, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Sono Motors, the solar-powered EV company we've written about before, is looking for help. Starting up a company is no small task, and starting an automobile manufacturer is harder still. After getting at odds with investors, Sono decided to take a very different approach: ask the overall EV community to help fund it instead


Sono Motors Reveals Solar-Powered Production Vehicle

March 25th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

A couple of weeks ago, Sono Motors released the production design of its Sion solar/electric car. While the solar panels don’t do much to differentiate it from other cars, it does have some features that make it an interesting competitor in the EV marketplace. From the ground up, it’s designed to be the “Swiss Army Knife” of electric vehicles


A Truly Solar-Powered Car — #Electrifying Chat With Sono Motors

April 22nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

In this week's #Electrifying chat*, we are talking with Sono Motors co-founder & CEO Laurin Hahn. To join this free conference call (which starts at 6:00 pm CET / noon NYC time / 9:00 am California time), register on Zoom here and then join via the provided link once the call starts


Sono Motors Unveils The Sion Prototype

July 31st, 2017 | by The Beam

Here it is, the long-anticipated first real-life look at the prototype of the Sion, a battery- and solar-powered vehicle from German startup Sono Motors. Financed by a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo, the project has now taken its next step on the path to full realisation


240 EV Companies Raised ~$17 Billion In 2019

March 5th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

It seems like e-Mobility has become the new tech market for all types of investors. Companies like Tesla, Rivian, Byton, Bird, Tier Mobility, Sono Motors, and ChargePoint are the new Facebooks of this era. Besides venture capitalists (VCs), many corporate venture entities of Fortune 500 companies stepped in last year


Solar-Powered Sion Completes Successful Test-Drive Tour

October 26th, 2017 | by The Beam

Sono Motors is approaching the end of a successful test drive tour of its new Sion all-electric vehicle. The tour has stopped off at 12 cities in six countries throughout Europe, and it will make its final stop in Zurich from the 24th to the 27th of October


DIY Solar LEAF Project Shows The Untapped Potential Of Solar EVs

July 23rd, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

After my recent article about solar electric vehicles (EVs), I came across something I didn't expect to see so fast. Since the prices of both used EVs and solar panels have fallen so much, the price is now where DIY tinkerers are willing to break out their Dremel tools and make a go of it themselves


Are Solar Vehicles Becoming Viable?

July 15th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Recently, Toyota announced a special research and development project. With Sharp and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), it has put a special test vehicle together that uses solar panels to generate almost 1 kW of energy during daylight hours, whether the vehicle is driving or sitting. 


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Solar EV Charging Options For Renters

March 30th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Home charging can be challenging enough alone for renters, but the idea of solar driving appears nearly impossible. Or is it? I decided to do some research and throw a little of my own experience on top to see what options exist for renters to drive on nothing but sunshine. Here’s what I found


Renting Electric: How nextmove Is Making EVs Accessible

October 30th, 2018 | by Erika Clugston

Have you ever wanted to test out an electric vehicle – and by ‘test out’ I mean really get to know and experience a vehicle for more than just an hour or two – but can’t find a way to do so? Stefan Moeller, Managing Director and co-founder of nextmove, believes that this needs to change and is offering a solution.



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