Blue Retro Renault – Autogami solar toy car


A DIY, solar-powered car: build it, decorate it, charge it, switch it on and watch it drive!

What it contains: A precut sheet of cardboard, wheel attachments, and solar/electric “Powerbase” module (polycrystalline solar panel, rechargeable battery, electric motor and gear system). Size once assembled: 9 x 4 x 5 cm

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Feel great about where it comes from:

  • Raw materials from EU? Yes - France mainly
  • Organic? Not yet!
  • Manufactured in EU? Yes - France
  • What's it made from? Cardboard from sustainably-managed forests, green printing ink, mini solar panel, LED, switch, and Lithium-Ion battery that is charged by sunlight.
  • What's it packaged in? Cardboard from sustainably-managed forests, printed with eco inks
  • Shipping packaging from manufacturer to us: Cardboard box only
  • Plastic-free? Yes except the solar/electric module
  • Vegan? Yes
  • Animal-cruelty-free? Yes
  • Reused upcycled or recycled? No

Feel great about where it goes after you've used it:

  • Biodegradable / compostable? Yes except the solar/electric module
  • Reusable refillable? N/A
  • Recyclable?
    • Cardboard - yes;
    • Solar/electric module: plastic - yes; electrics - yes via WEEE; solar panel - yes via WEEE but the rare earth elements can't be recovered

Feel great about you and your child using it:

  • Great for ages: 7+
  • Shelf life: Indefinite
  • Awards: Lépine International Paris Competition: silver medal
  • Solvent-free? Yes
  • Gluten-free? Yes
  • Peanut-free? Yes
  • Soy-free? Yes
  • Lactose-free? Yes
  • Easy to wash-off clothes skin? N/A
  • Improvements we're working on in this product: Making the solar panel from organic materials!! Watch this space!

Care/use instructions: Place on a bright windowsill or balcony, or under a lamp. to charge. Then switch it on! One day's charging in sunlight gives 25 minutes' driving time. Comes pre-charged and ready to play. Comes with 1 year warranty.