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Title:
ON-VEHICLE SOLAR BATTERY, AND VEHICLE MOUNTED WITH THE SAME
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2014184833
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an on-vehicle solar battery that can improve the amount of power generation and reduce decrease in visual recognition of a vehicle and a vehicle mounted with the same.SOLUTION: An on-vehicle solar battery comprises: a first solar battery panel 10 disposed on an upper face portion of a vehicle C; and a second solar battery panel 20 that has a higher reflectance than that of the first solar battery panel 10 and is disposed on a lateral face portion of the vehicle C. This allows an amount of power generated by the solar battery panel 20 disposed on the lateral face portion of the vehicle C to be expected in addition to an amount of power generated by the solar battery panel 10 disposed on the upper face portion of the vehicle C, and also secures light reflection at the lateral face portion which attracts crew members of other vehicles, pedestrians, and the like. Therefore the amount of power generation is improved and decrease in visual recognition of the vehicle can be suppressed.

Inventors:
MASUDA TAIZO
KIMURA KAZUTAKA
SATO ONORI
KUDO YUKI
Application Number:
JP2013060662
Publication Date:
October 02, 2014
Filing Date:
March 22, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
B60R16/04; H01L31/042
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Yoshiki Hasegawa
Yoshiki Kuroki
Hikaru Suzuki