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Solar Panel EV Startup Goes Crowdfunding

Sono Motors have designed a self-chargeable battery-electric car named Sion that uses integrated photovoltaic panels on the body of the vehicle to charge the battery during the day. To raise funds to produce prototypes for trail runs and crash testing, the Munich-based startup turned to the online Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. Supporters came through, and the goal of reaching $167,000 (€150,000) was

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