Posts tagged: Ford

Ford’s New Solar-Powered Electric Car Is Its Own Rolling Power Grid

By Adam Clark Estes Electric cars have come a long way in the past decade or two, but one glaring problem remains: you have to charge the dang things. What do you do when there aren’t enough charging stations (and there aren’t)? If you’re Ford, you build a car that charges itself. Behold, the C-MAX […]

Why Solar Panels on the Roof of an Electric Car May Not Be Pie in the Sky

Ever wondered why we can’t just stick solar panels on top of cars to fuel them even more cleanly and easily than today’s plug-in electric cars? Engineers have actually been working on this challenge for a number of years. The main speed bump has been that the solar panels sized for the top of a […]