As we all know the fuel prices, especially of the petrol, are rising steadily day by day. Also, the pollution due to vehicles in metro cities & urban areas is increasing continuously. To overcome these problems, an effort is being made to look for other alternative sources of energy for the vehicles.
The solar assisted bicycle developed is driven by DC motor fitted in front or rear axle housing & operated by solar energy. The solar panels mounted on the carriage will charge the battery & which in turn drive the hub motor. When the bicycle is idle, the solar panel will charge the battery.