Audi teams up with Hanergy to plan sun-powered car roofs

Madeleine Cuff
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 Audi cars may soon have solar sunroofs | Credit: Audi
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Audi cars may soon have solar sunroofs | Credit: Audi

Prototype of vehicle with solar cells integrated into a glass sunroof set to be unveiled by the end of the year

German carmaker Audi is pushing to become a leader in sun-powered cars, yesterday announcing a new agreement with Chinese solar giant Hanergy to design a solar sunroof for its vehicles. The agreement...

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