Designing the Lightyear One: In-wheel motors

Designing the Lightyear One: In-wheel motors

Wiebe Janssen — Powertrain Engineer In the process of designing a car, choosing the right motor is very important. I would like to give a look into this process by explaining what we look for in motors and how we approach this search for the best possible match for...
Power to free communication

Power to free communication

Celeste Vervoort — Copywriter One of our very first buyers, Mark Vletter, decided to chase a dream when he saw the worldwide access problem of information and communication. Armed with a strong drive to change the status quo, he started the 48percent foundation with a...
Forgotten Virtues: Moderation

Forgotten Virtues: Moderation

Forgotten Virtues: Moderation Joost Ector — Lightyear buyer Architect and pioneer, Joost Ector is one of Lightyear’s first buyers. In a Dutch blog he wrote for ‘Architectenweb’ he explains what made him so enthusiastic about Lightyear. Beyond the...
The seemingly impossible car

The seemingly impossible car

Arjo van der Ham — Co-Founder Technology today is evolving faster than ever. When you stop and think about it, the possibilities seem endless. Every day, a lot of great (or to be honest, most of the time not-so-great) ideas pop into my, our, or your head. Although the...