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Audi will be giving solar energy a push, adding solar panels to its electric vehicles for extended range and to support sustainability. This was announced yesterday along with a deal with Alta Devices to add thin-solar cells into a glass roof for Audi EVs that will generate electricity powering the car’s air-conditioning system and seat […]

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The Green Alliance says the United Kingdom will have problems if it doesn’t upgrade its energy networks as EVs and solar panels become more popular. Ini a new report, the think tank says if the UK doesn’t improve its networks by 2020, the increasing popularity of plug-in vehicles and solar panels will lead to power […]

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A group of young creative thinking Germans have designed a self-chargeable battery-electric car named Sion that uses integrated photovoltaic panels on the body of the vehicle to charge the battery during the day. To raise funds to produce prototypes for trail runs and crash testing, the Munich-based startup turned to the online Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. Supporters […]

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SolarCity and American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced this week a partnership to make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers in the U.S. The partnership is establishing an investment fund to finance $65 million in solar projects to assist Honda and Acura customers with the initial cost of solar power […]

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General Motors announced the company became a member of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). “Part of our renewable energy goal as a company involves helping other organizations learn how to successfully implement renewable energy strategies,” said Rob Threlkeld, renewable energy manager for GM. “Joining SEIA enables us to reach a pool of like-minded companies […]

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