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Will Mainstream Automakers Put Solar Panels on Cars?

Positive Future #299 (Feature photo – Solar Test Car – CCA 3.0 International) It was 32 years ago at the Worlds Fair in Vancouver, Canada that the theme was all about transportation. There were dozens of multi-billion dollar companies there to show the future. However, the most innovative display was a group of 9th graders from a Canadian high school. They show-cased a car with solar cells that they had built and tested. Fast forward to today. Hyundai and Kia will start offering cars with solar panels on the roofs – the latest in high efficiency starting in 2019. The plan is to move the technology into more models as…

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