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Old 12-18-2005, 10:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Honda considering solar hybrids?

Just saw this reported over at Greencarcongress:

http://www.greencarcongress.com/2005...ing_.html#more

Honda intend to begin manufacturing solar panels for home use, but also on vehicles. Only about 10% efficienct at the moment though...
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Old 12-18-2005, 08:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Lookut! Nice to se a car company that is really, I mean put your money where your mouth is serious about future vehicle design. A solar roof and hood for my Insight, "I gotta git me one uh these".

Thanks for the heads up.
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My Miata already has a solar roof.
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Key is, the captions states it is for the ELECTRALYSIS HYDROGEN generation....

That means they are using solar power to charge hydrogen cells from WATER!!!! :twisted:
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Note: "Honda is also considering a scheme that would use solar cells to power a home electrolysis unit"

Check out this rather nice presentation on solar. http://www.jointsolarpanel.nl/kargzc04.pdf.
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