ISRO Unveils Indigenously Designed Solar Hybrid Electric Car

Solar Hybrid Electric Car

The demonstration of the Solar Hybrid Electric Car, held in the last week of March, included a successful uphill drive.

After making great accomplishment in the space, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), in an attempt to promote the use of clean energy, recently unveiled a Solar Hybrid Electric Car.

The Solar Hybrid Electric Car, which was designed and developed using in-house resources at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvanathanapuram, uses high-energy lithium-ion batteries, which can be recharged using sunlight.

Other technologies that were used to make the Solar Hybrid Electric Car run included solar panel on top of the car, control electronics for the battery and panel, integral gearbox and a conversion kit for fitting an electric motor to a vehicle with an internal combustion engine (ICE).

Source: ZeeNews

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