Audi and Hanergy see bright prospects in solar-powered cars

German premium automaker Audi AG has teamed up with Hong Kong-listed Chinese solar cell producer Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd to develop solar-powered cars. As the first step for their collaboration, Hanergy’s United States affiliate, Alta Devices, will provide gallium arsenide thin-film solar cells for the panoramic glass roofs of Audi’s electric cars, according to…