28 Jul '17, 2pm

Sono Motors Introduces First-Ever Production Solar Car

Sono Motors Introduces First-Ever Production Solar Car

Startup automaker Sono Motors has just presented the first-ever production-ready solar car. Sono launched the Sion yesterday in Munich. After the event, it will be going on a tour through 12 cities in Western Europe. Full production and sales are scheduled for 2019. The Sono Motors Sion has 330 solar cells covering the bodywork. That’s enough solar to produce around 18 miles of range in a single day of charging. SEE ALSO: Sono Motors Crowdfunds Innovative Electric Car With Solar Panels If 18 miles doesn’t sound like much range, the Sono also has a battery that can be charged from a plug like a conventional EV. The car has a 30 kilowatt-hour battery pack, which Sono said will give the Sion a 155 mile (250 km) range on the easy going European test cycle. Range in the U.S. if it were to come here, while not stated by the maker, could maybe be around 100 miles or more. Also un...

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