Solar Transport News

Sea Zero: Hurtigruten Norway Unveils Zero-Emission Cruise Ship
Explore Norway with Hurtigruten Norway's Sea Zero project, the world's first zero-direct-emission electric cruise ship. Feat. wind technology, retractable sails, AI manoeuvring, multiple thrusters, 270 cabins, 500 guests & 99 crew. Tests & development start in 2021.
Jun 15, 2023 // Transport, Hurtigruten Norway
Solar trees could soon be charging your car
Metal trees with a seven-meter canopy of photovoltaic panels that generate electricity may soon be coming to car parks and shopping malls in the UK.
May 30, 2023 // Technology, Transport, solar tree
Sono Motors firms apply for protective shield and also self-administration procedures
Munich, Germany-based Sono Motors GmbH has actually submitted an application for supposed protective guard process-- an unique remedy under German insolvency law developed to speed up the submission of an insolvency plan to swiftly restructure a company.
May 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Sono Motors
Tesla's new Texas lithium refinery to support 1M electric vehicles by 2025
Tesla formally broke ground Monday on a Texas lithium refinery, making it the only U.S. automaker to refine its very own lithium.
May 9, 2023 // Transport, USA, TESLA, Elon Musk, North America, Cybertruck
Kaneka's high-performance solar modules made use of in Toyota All-New Prius PHEV
Kaneka Corporation has actually revealed that its crystalline silicon solar cell has actually been picked by Toyota Motor Corporation for usage in the roof covering glass of its all-new Prius PHEV, which went on sale on March 15.
May 8, 2023 // Transport, Toyota, Kaneka, solar module
Wall Box Chargers and EV Charging Modes Explained
Apr 16, 2023 // Transport, Press releases
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
General Motors Commits $650 Million to Secure EV Raw Materials
General Motors invests $650 million in lithium mining to secure its electric vehicle supply chain and support its future production of more than 1 million EVs annually in North America by 2025.
Feb 1, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, USA, North America, EV, General Motors
Sono Motors hopeful of getting needed funding for solar car programme
German solar mobility firm Sono Motors, subsidiary of Sono Group NV (NASDAQ: SEV), on Tuesday said it has secured over EUR 40 million (USD 43m) in consumer commitments in the recentlies as part of its ongoing #savesion campaign focused on rescuing its Sion solar car project.
Jan 19, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Germany, Sono Motors, Europe
Fleet of Solar Ferries to be Introduced in Saryu River in Ayodhya, UP
The Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA) is preparing the deployment of 10 solar ferries that will help the tourism in the city and take pilgrims on local voyages. Each ferry will certainly have photovoltaic panels set up on its roofing. There will certainly also be waterproofing of the lithium batteries.
Jan 9, 2023 // Transport, Solar Panels, lithium batteries, Ayodhya Development Authority, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Saryu River, Vishal Singh, Yogi Adityanath
Unofficial range record for "Sunswift 7"
The solar-powered electrical car "Sunswift 7" established by a team of pupils at the University of New South Wales in Australia has actually established an unofficial globe record-- pending alert of the dimension results-- for electrical cars to cover 1,000 kilometers on one battery fee. An access in the Guinness Book of Records has been obtained.
Dec 21, 2022 // Transport, Australia, Oceania, University of New South Wales
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