Cooperation for the application of organic solar cells in the automobile industry

On the occasion of the eCarTech, the international trade fair for electric mobility, Konarka Technologies, the US manufacturer of organic solar cells, and the top 100 automobile supplier Webasto, officially announced their cooperation on integrating organic solar cells in automobile roof systems. The trade fair took place in Munich from 18 to 21 October 2011.

As one of the 100 largest automobile suppliers, Webasto is specialised in developing and producing automobile roof systems and has taken on a leading role in the application of new materials and innovative roofs.

Webasto is a pioneer for solar technology in the automotive sector. For over 20 years the company has been developing and producing automobile roof systems with solar functionality. Against the background of the world?s growing number of electronic and hybrid vehicles, the company?s expertise for solar modules in roof systems is becoming more and more significant. In the future, Webasto plans on integrating organic solar cells from Konarka Technologies in automobile roofs.

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Posted by Gloria Llopis | 2011-11-02