Ford has brought out a solar-powered car.
The concept car, called C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, was developed by Ford, Sun Power and Georgia Tech.
Ford and Georgia Tech are to test out the concept car to see if it will be a feasible product for production.
The car is said to have a range of 620 miles including up to 21 electric-only miles.
The car can also be charged via a cord in the conventional way.
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency ratings based on its miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (MPGe) metric the car has a 108MPGe rating for city driving and a 92MPGe rating for highway driving.
SunPower provides the solar cells and Georgia Tech found a way to amplify the sunlight to make it practicable by developing an off-vehicle solar concentrator that uses a special Fresnel lens to direct sunlight to the solar cells while boosting the impact of the sunlight by a factor of eight.
Fresnel is a compact lens originally developed for use in lighthouses. Similar in concept to a magnifying glass, the patent-pending system tracks the sun as it moves from east to west, drawing enough power from the sun through the concentrator each day to equal a four-hour battery charge (8 kilowatts).
Welcome to SUV System Ltd!
SUV System Ltd is ISO 90012008 Certified electronics distributor with 10 years of experiences.
We have built up long term business relationship with about many companies which are stockers and authorized agents. we have a steady and reliable supply to meet customer's demands to the greatest extent .Confidently, we are able to lower your cost and support your business with our years of professional service.
SUV System Ltd is Electronic Components Distributor Supplies,Find Quality Electronic Components Supplies Products IC(Integrated Circuits),Connectors,Capacitor,Resistors,Diodes,Transistors,LED at Suvsystem.com. Sourcing Other Energy, Environment, Excess Inventory Products from Manufacturers and Suppliers at Suvsystem.com
SUV System Ltd insists on the managing faith ofsincereness,speciality,foresight, win-win,so we build up stable-relationship customers located all over the world, including the States, Europe, Argentina, UAE, Malaysia, Australia,and India etc
we are focus on the following fields,and hope we can help you.
Thick Film Resistors Atmel IC LITTELFUSE Diodes Freescale Semiconductor PANASONIC Chip Fuses Industrial IC Multi-units Transistors IR transistor TOSHIBA Transistors AGILENT LED ON Diodes TDK IC TI IC Digital Transistors ROHM Resistors ON Transistors ELPIDA IC chip Filter saws LED part Texas Instruments(TI) IC MURATA IC Xilinx IC About US PANASONIC Resistors Chip Inductors Transistors Freescale Connectors IDT IC INFLNEON Diodes Transistors Rectifier Diodes LINEAR IC BB IC INTERSIL IC Electronic News Civil IC TOSHIBA Diodes AD IC HARRIS IC