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Ya know, I believe they may have acquired that company for it's glass making/solar technology.
They would be able to use that technology to make a glass roof that is in reality a solar panel. That in turn would assist in it's battery operation.
Would allow for increased range if not unlimited range (on sunny days).
Wouldn't work for verts because:
1)who drives with the top up on sunny days?? and
2)cloudy days sun's not out so solar acquisition is limited.
Although tesla does have a vert, it looks pretty awful with the top down (like most where the top just kind of sits on top of the rear deck).
This would definitely work for hard tops and sedans though.