One EV: electric vehicle on solar energy that can travel 800 kilometers
It would seem that the creation of an electric vehicle, is used for movement of energy from the solar panels - a very logical step in the development of this branch of the automotive industry. It is true, only the development of this vehicle is associated with a mass of technical limitations. However, it is likely that still embody the idea into practice will be able to Netherlands company Lightyear. Their cars One EV will be able to be charged by solar energy on the go.
According to the developers, testing an electric car One EV to be completed in 2018, and the yield on the market is planned for 2019. In addition, owners of these cars, living in countries with a large number of sunny days, can go for months without ever connecting the car to the outside of the charging station. Capacity One EV battery is 130 kilowatts per hour, which is enough to overcome the distance of 644 km, excluding recharge by solar energy. Thanks to the possibility to charge on the go, the car is able to travel up to 800 kilometers without stopping. There are no information on the type of batteries to be used in One EV. But, most likely, they will be something similar to the batteries used in the Tesla models.
The car itself is a four-wheel drive sedan, and the solar panels will be located on the roof and the trunk of the car. By the way, make a reservation for the car One EV can now on the website of Lightyear. The cost of this vehicle is 119 thousand euros for Europe, or 137,000 dollars for the United States. Delivery directly to your home. However, only in 2019.