There’s nothing like a solar-charged Tesla to put a smile on your face.

In fact, it’s pretty much smiles all-around for all of the lucky folks who get a test ride in Mike Koenigs’ solar-charged Roadster in the YouTube video embedded at the top of this entry.

And why not? What’s not to like?

tesla-solarOne of the quickest cars in the world jetting around California while running on sun.

It’s clean, green fun, and, of course, there’s the totally awesome fueling independence angle, a theme we’ve been playing up this Independence Week.

You. Fuel. Your Tesla (or other electric car). By Yourself.

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No middlemen. No oil men. And no price gouging.

Just you, your home’s roof, a solar PV system – and your electric car of choice.

We think that’s definitely something to smile about, don’t you?

[Hat tip to George Parrott for pointing out this video!]

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