29 Aug '15, 6pm

Self Charging Electric Cars May Use Tiny Solar Cells

Self Charging Electric Cars May Use Tiny Solar Cells

Self-charging electric cars are just a dream, right? Maybe not. A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University think they may have found a way to recharge the battery of an electric car using solar cells. And no, they are not considering a car that has a billboard-sized array of solar panels bolted to the roof . They are are talking about flexible cells that could be integrated seamlessly into the exterior surfaces of ordinary cars, according to a report in

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