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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. 


Hyundai & Kia To Begin Offering Solar Sunroofs After 2019

November 6th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Hyundai says it is working on three solar charging systems that may appear on Hyundai and Kia cars after 2019. The output of the systems will be modest, but every watt helps increase range and lower emissions.


EVs & PVs — Driving on Sunshine!

November 13th, 2015 | by Kyle Field

This is an overview for how to assess a solar installation for a residential property and pair the system with [&hellip



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