Selected Hyundai and Kia vehicles will be offered next year with solar panels on their roof or hood: the solar charging will supplement electrical power in cars with hybrid, battery-electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains. Three solar charging systems have been developed. The first-generation solar roof, for hybrid models, features silicon-cell photovoltaic panels mounted Read More..
Robert Bosch has opened a new 530 million euro photovoltaics center in Arnstadt, eastern Germany. The automotive supplier will coordinate its global photovoltaics activities from the 382,000 square meter facility. Bosch’s solar energy division headquarters brings togetherÂ research and development departments, the production of solar cells and modules, and a training center. Bosch, the world’s largest Read More..