SolarCity joins Honda for US drive

A SolarCity installation on top of a Honda dealer in the US

A SolarCity installation on top of a Honda dealer in the US

SolarCity has forged an “unprecedented” partnership with the American Honda Motor Corporation (AHMC), exposing millions of customers in Honda and Acura dealerships across the US to its solar-leasing offerings.

As part of the deal, the two companies will establish a $65m fund to assist both Honda customers and the owners of Honda and Acura car dealerships in shouldering the upfront cost of PV systems. 

In addition, they will “explore” opportunities to begin integrating SolarCity installations with electric-vehicle recharging systems tailored for Honda’s Fit EV – which squeezes 100 miles (160km) out of 29kWh of electricity – and plug-in hybrid versions of its Accura model.

“We believe Honda and Acura customers are going to be very interested in going solar once they find out that they can install Log in to read complete article.

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