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Ford Debuts Solar Car at Consumer Electronics Show

by Betsey Lippmeier

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Ford’s new solar car, a concept vehicle, is a version of the C-Max Energi plug-in car already sold by Ford.

Like the C-Max Energi, the new C-Max Solar Energi can go 21 miles on electricity between charges. It then can switch over and run on gasoline until it is recharged.

The concept car’s roof is covered with a solar cells provided by SunPower Corp.

For more on solar cars, try Business Insights: Essentials , available remotely with a Metro Boston Library Network card.

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