Solar Motor Home

Germany-based Dethleffs has unveiled “e.home”, a solar-powered electric mobile home on wheels. It’s based on the Dethleffs Iveco Daily Electric chassis, and powered by a 107-hp electric motor with several different battery options, with the largest offering a range up to just over 100-miles. What really sets it apart are its solar panels, which can generate up to 3,000 watts of electricity to power the 228-Ah sodium-nickel-chloride battery. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Solar Motor Home
Solar Motor Home
Solar Motor Home

“Besides the solar panels and electric motor, there are other efficient tricks to the e.home concept, like a heating system that uses phase change materials to absorb heat when the outside temperature rises above 79°. The heat is then released into the cabin when the temperature drops at night. There are also infrared heating panels in the floor, walls and furniture,” reports Inhabitat.