The Hanergy solar-powered cars have caused quite a stir. We now have new information on the cars and the company’s plans. Production of the first solar car is two to three years away. The cars are fitted with a standard lithium-ion battery and can be charged at any charging station. The solar panels function as an extra source to extend range. In the future Hanergy wants to make fully solar-powered cars.
China’s Hanergy has unveiled four solar-powered vehicles. The company says production could start around 2020. Hanergy Holdings is a large clean-energy company and the world’s largest thin-film solar power company. The four vehicles are fitted with solar panels on the roof tops and on the bonnets.