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08/23/17
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Audi models with a solar roof: Car manufacturer cooperates with Hanergy

Audi models with a solar roof: Car manufacturer cooperates with Hanergy
  • Audi and Alta Devices, subsidiary of Hanergy, integrate thin-film solar cells into panoramic glass roofs
  • Board of Management Member for Procurement Dr. Bernd Martens: “Solar technology extends the range of our electric vehicles and is also sustainable”
  • First joint prototype by the end of 2017 

Thin-film solar cells in panoramic glass roofs of Audi models: Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of the Chinese solar-cell specialist, Hanergy, are working together on this development project. With this cooperation, the partners aim to generate solar energy to increase the range of electric vehicles. The first prototype is to be built by the end of 2017.

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