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While the Cybertruck tri-motor version has a range of up to 800 kilometers, Tesla is considering the extreme case and intends to implement "solar power" on its body.

Tesla, which has been working on a solar business, announced plans to add solar panels to its Cybertruck all-electric pickup models and officially launch the solar panel option in 2021.

It offers an extra 15 miles a day when it's not on and 30 to 40 miles a day when it's deployed.

Technology has apparently not been popularized in electric cars, largely because of inefficiency.

Tesla tried to integrate solar panels into the Model 3 back in 2017 but abandoned the attempt due to inefficient use.

In an ongoing development, Tesla CHIEF Executive Elon Musk noted that the Cybertruck would offer a solar panel option that would add 15 miles of range per day to the vehicle, or 30 to 40 miles per day when expanded.

In this regard, some industry insiders believe that Tesla chose Cybertruck as its first vehicle equipped with solar panels, mainly because the roof area of the vehicle is large enough to be embedded with solar panels, and it is easier for the vehicle to obtain more power generation.

It won't solve extreme cases, but it will at least reassure users that the efficiency of solar panels is well known.

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