23 Aug '17, 9pm

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In hopes of getting a leg up on the electric vehicle competition, Audi ‘s upcoming EV will make use of a different kind of energy: solar. Today, the German automotive manufacturer announced a partnership with China’s Hanergy. The goal? To create a panoramic roof of solar panels for a future vehicle. Set to be designed by Hanergy’s Alta Devices unit, the solar-embedded vehicle roof will ultimately “help increase the range of EVs by feeding solar energy into internal electrical systems, such as air conditioning and other appliances.” According to Audi, a prototype of the roof — and the vehicle that will utilize it — will be built by year’s end. Eventually, auto manufacturer hopes to directly charge its electric cars’ main batteries with solar energy. The prototype would be a big step forward for Audi, which is planning to make three battery-electric models by 2020 with the a...

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