17 Aug '11, 8am

Ford and SunPower team up to offer solar-powered electric vehicles.

Ford and SunPower team up to offer solar-powered electric vehicles.

Here’s what we found.. Back in April, Total SA , one of the world’s largest petroleum companies, bought 60 percent stake in the San Jose, CA based SunPower Corp., empowering (no pun intended) big bucks investment in solar energy that has enabled the kinds of strategic partnerships and financing that SunPower is now offering. When the French oil company, Total, became SunPower’s biggest shareholder, SunPower got about $1 billion in credit support over the next five years, making solar financing projects, such as the latest partnership with Ford, cheaper and easier for consumers.

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