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Hot Solar EV from Germany' Sono Motors

Solar Electric Car Company Goes Public & Hits Near $40 per Share  Ends Week Near $32 per Share                                                                                Sono Motors Sion Hot New Solar Electric Automotive Technology Germany's Sono Group, parent of Sono Motors - the solar electric car company - went public on the Nasdaq on November 17, 2021 for an initial price of $15 per share, soared to $38.74 and closed on Friday at $31.73 per share.  The company has a hot electric car - the Sion - and hot solar body panel technology.  Sono has 16,000 pre-orders of the Sion, which is the company's first solar electric vehicle.  The down-payments were $3,000 each.  The car is priced at $28,700 and will be delivered to consumers in the first half of 2023.  90% of the orders were placed in Germany or German speaking nations.  The company is also licensing its solar technology to other companies.  The first buyer is electric autonomous shuttle company EasyMile. Entreneuria

Is It a Flying Saucer or a Solar Car?

  UC Berkeley Students' Solar Car Zephyr                                                                      Source:  UC Berkeley Heading into Road Race Competition at the American Solar Challenge Engineering students at UC Berkeley have built a road-ready, registered solar car called Zephyr.  To say the least, the vehicle is eye-catching.  It closely resembles a flying saucer.  But, it is a fully functional solar/electric powered car. Zephyr has been cleared for driving and has a California license plate.  The UC Berkeley student inventors are putting Zephyr into national competition.  It's heading for the 5 day, 1,000 mile road race between Independence, Missouri and Las Vegas, N.M. called the American Solar Challenge, which is a race among solar cars for their solar power endurance. Unique & One-of-a-Kind One of the creators, recent graduate Alexander Zerkle, says that the EV "is a hand-made, unique, one-of-a-kind car".  He says it looks like a flying saucer b