German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive

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  • Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018

Production will start in the second half of 2019 and the company has more than 6,500 orders.

A Munich-based start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system of its Sion car, an all-electric solar vehicle that lets you charge as you drive.

Germany will likely miss its target of putting 1 million electric cars on the road by 2020 but the government said in April it was ready to offer support to companies that make batteries for electric vehicles.

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