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...
Designing Lightyear One: Aerodynamics

Designing Lightyear One: Aerodynamics

Annemiek Koers — Aerodynamics Engineer With aerodynamics we study how well the air flows around the car. Our job at the Aerodynamics team is to ensure that the air will move along the curves of the car as smoothly as possible. Because we stop the air from moving in...