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New Solar EV, Inexpensive, 3 Wheels

  From China, a Solar Powered, 3 Wheel Car Source:  Alibaba Price Is Right on the Tuk Tuk China's technology and e-commerce giant Alibaba has developed and is selling a solar powered electric car that operates on 3 wheels and has zero emissions.  It's a new form of personal mobility to navigate, particularly urban areas, at speeds up to 30 mph.  The most refreshing feature of the EV is the price - $1,691.  It's called the Tuk Tuk trike and some are calling it an auto rickshaw. Solar Driving The roof of the vehicle is covered with solar paneling.   The EV generates 300 watts of energy as its drives along in the sunshine.  The battery is a 60V 45Ah unit.  A full day of sun can give the vehicle a nearly complete charge of the 12.7 kWh pack.  There is also a standard roof, electric motor model available.  The vehicle can carry 6 to 8 passengers with 2 seats in the front and 2 benches in the back that are capable of seating 4 adults or 6 small children.  The vehicle is available

Aptera, Solar EV & Most Efficient Vehicle

  3-Wheeled Solar Powered Electric Car Source:  Aptera Aptera Also Floats on Water California startup Aptera Motor's solar powered electric vehicle - Aptera - is being called the world's most efficient vehicle.  The zero emissions car drives on three wheels and also floats on water.  The EV has an impressive range of 1,000 miles on a single charge and it is composed of green, biodegradable materials.  Aptera is a very green machine in the fight against climate change and it is going into production. Not Your Average EV Aptera can accelerate from 0 to 60 in less than three seconds.  It can float on water in the event of flooding.  It is not equipped to operate like a powerboat.  According to Aptera Motors, the 3 wheel design makes it the most efficient vehicle possible.  The 1,000 mile range is a result of the light weight of the EV and its aerodynamic design.  The exterior, composed of biodegradable materials, is strong and durable to protect in the event of an accident.  The i