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German start-up Sono Motors recently at CES 2021 expo, showcased its solar powered electric car, the Sion solar. The Sion solar is a spacious electric car with a range of up to 255 kilometers that charges itself through the power of the sun. The second-gen Sion features 248 photovoltaic panels integrated into the vehicle’s body that will top up its battery pack during daylight hours, for up to 20 miles of extra range per day. Source: Sono Motors Combining them with a 35-kWh battery that can be charged through a standard EV charger. The idea is that the vehicle’s battery can get a bit of a top up from solar energy while it’s sitting in the parking lot or even stuck in traffic. The Sion’s maximum range is 158 miles, but it can recharge itself enough for up to 20 miles worth of driving each day if it’s sunny. Its…