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Ford to Introduce First Car

Though the company deems it as a concept, Ford Motor Co. soon unveil a sun-powered

The C-MAX Solar Energi is a plug-in hybrid electric with solar panels on the that allow the car to recharge The vehicle s total range is 620 and it can travel 21 miles using electric power from the

By tapping renewable solar with a rooftop solar C-MAX Solar Energi is not dependent on the traditional electric for its battery power, Ford in a statement. Internal Ford the sun could power up to 75 percent of all made by an average in a solar hybrid vehicle.

credit: Ford Motor Co.

The uses a special concentrator acts like a magnifying to direct rays to 300-to-350-watt cells on the roof from Corp. The compact lens was used for use in lighthouses. The system sun as it moves from east to

Ford says the concept uses a day’s worth of deliver the same performance as its C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid. amount generate the same kilowatts—that you would get from a battery charge.

The concept car receive 108 miles per gallon in the city and 92 MPG on the highway, to Ford and the U.S. Environmental Agency. The company will the concept at the 2014 Electronics Show (CES), begins Jan.

7 in Las Vegas, NV.


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This be especially important in places the electric grid is underdeveloped, and expensive,” Ford wrote in a “After C-MAX Solar Concept is shown at CES, and Georgia Tech will testing the vehicle in numerous scenarios. The outcome of those will be used at a later to help determine if the concept is as a production car.”

The car also contains a port for with in the electric grid.

The LEAF s rear spoiler has a panel, but Ford says its is the first of its kind.

“We are starting to see a convergence that can these things possible,” Mike director of vehicle electrification and told Bloomberg . “It’s a concentrator without the costs of

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