Posts tagged: Ford Motor Company

Ford reveals solar-powered passenger car

When you think of solar cars, it’s generally futuristic disk-shaped designs with tiny passenger pods ferrying a single person in technology events. But Ford plans to bring solar power to the everyday car, and is unveiling a concept that looks like any other vehicle on the road — except perhaps for the solar panel roof. […]

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 […]

Ford Develops Solar Powered Car for Everyday Use

Ford has developed a concept model that runs primarily on solar power, which could bring the world one step closer to having a vehicle for everyday driving that is not dependent on traditional energy sources. The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is a collaboration between Ford, SunPower Corp. and the Georgia Institute of Technology. The concept […]