Sono Motors Abandons Plans to Produce Solar-Powered Electric Car
Sono Motors has abandoned its plans to produce the electric car "Sion" with solar cells integrated into the body. The company will now pivot to retrofitting and integrating its solar technology onto third party vehicles, a move that is far less capital-intensive.
Mar 1, 2023 // Transport, Germany, Sono Motors, Europe, Sion
Sono Motors introduces campaign to rescue Sion solar car project
German solar mobility firm Sono Motors has released a campaign to save its Sion solar-electric car, which seeks to protect 3,500 Sion appointments, as it admitted it fell short to elevate adequate funds to continue the project.
Dec 12, 2022 // Transport, Sono Motors, Sion
100 solar cars will certainly join large-scale V2G project in Utrecht
The Dutch community of Utrecht apparently became a demonstrator for electric car-sharing and bi-directional charging this summer. The German start-up Sono Motors claims it will certainly be joining the real-life testing with 100 Sion solar EVs in Utrecht.
Sep 17, 2021 // Transport, Sono Motors, Europe, Netherlands, Sion, BEV, BIDIRECTIONAL CHARGING, SOLAR EV, UTRECHT, V2G
7 Companies That Are Leading the Way for Solar-Powered Cars
The naysayers aren't stopping big automakers and startups from developing the technology. There are some ideas where the payoff for success would be so huge that you just have to try.
Nov 27, 2019 // Transport, Japan, Toyota, NEDO, TESLA, Germany, Sono Motors, Hyundai, Elon Musk, Europe, Asia, Korea, Squad Mobility, Robert Hoevers, Light Year, Stella Ersa, Sion, New Energy, Koji Makino