Toyota is trying to figure out how to make a car run forever

The Print | Sep 13, 2019 at 4:15 AM
  • Put together the best solar panels money can buy, super-efficient batteries and decades of car-making know-how and, theoretically, a vehicle might run forever.
  • Indeed, there have been some breakthroughs, mainly due to advancements by Sharp.
  • Sharp, one of Japan’s largest makers of solar panels, is developing the solar-cell technologies with NEDO funding, while Toyota is responsible for making the system to convert energy into driving power.