Drive for months without charging

Lightyear 0 charges itself whenever the roof absorbs daylight. Charging becomes a journey, not a destination.

Drive a brighter future

We focus on creating positive change for planet and people

Explore the positive impact of solar cars.

Charging reinvented

Lightyear 0 charges anywhere and takes you everywhere, regardless of electrical infrastructure. Our cars are built for grid independence, charging from the sun or, if needed, a regular household socket. Every trip is clean, convenient and independent, powered by the journey itself.



patented, double-curved solar arrays



range between plug-charging moments*


independently-controlled in-wheel motors

* Driving range will vary depending on driving habits, location and season. 1,000 km range based on 50 km daily commute in Amsterdam (NL) during summer.

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About Lightyear

We design for independence and convenience. We create clean solar electric cars that can drive off-grid and into all of life's adventures.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 848620