Solar-charging cars are going to change our lives

Solar-charging cars are going to change our lives

Martijn Lammers — Co-founder and CSO We think of the 20th century as the years that granted mobility to everyone. If you think about it, though, driving didn’t actually change much after it moved from plaything of the wealthy to middle-class signifier. Your car may...
Designing Lightyear One: the solar roof

Designing Lightyear One: the solar roof

Simone Regondi — PV Engineer At Lightyear, we all appreciate the unique value of Lightyear One’s solar roof; it is a direct clean energy source and a core technology we are developing. As a photovoltaics engineer I am working on integrating the solar cells, both...
Designing Lightyear One: In-wheel motor testing

Designing Lightyear One: In-wheel motor testing

Wiebe Janssen — Lead Motors Engineer Last time I introduced you to our in-wheel motors, and what using them means for our design. Not all has been said about that topic, and with new developments and tests to share, it’s time for a closer look.   Building a motor from...
Lightyear wins Automotive Innovation Award

Lightyear wins Automotive Innovation Award

Lightyear wins Automotive Innovation Award Press release: Helmond, 12th of February 2019: Solar car manufacturer Lightyear has received both the ‘Challenging Concepts’ and the special audience award at the Automotive Innovation Awards. The prestigious awards were...