The Karma Revero harnesses the energy of the sun to power its batteries

Karma Automotive has been around for a few years, but very few had heard of it before. However, the burgeoning car manufacturer is now emerging in a big way with a luxury hybrid sedan that gets much of its power from a solar 50panel roof.

The vehicle, the Revero model, isn't exactly a brand new vehicle, but it's not old either. A similar model got its start in 2011 under the direction of Fisker Karma. It was meant to challenge the success of the Tesla Model S, but it didn't take. As a result of this and other factors, Fisker Automotive filed for bankruptcy in 2013.

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