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Clean mobility is built into our DNA — How our cars tap into human instinct

Today, mobility is a societal need, but it began as a human instinct. It still is — you may not know it, but it’s coded into your very DNA. Whether we realise it or not, our travel habits fulfil primal instincts that stretch back all to prehistoric times. In this blog, we look at the fascinating science behind mobility and the innovations that will strengthen our connection to movement.

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Solar panels on any car — the versatility of Lightyear’s solar technology

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Meet Jochem, the Electromagnetics Engineer on a mission with Lightyear

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An automotive switch — Solar technology will become the norm for limitless electric driving

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Gliding through nature — coasting with Lightyear 0

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Vehicles that power our homes — How EVs and SEVs can rebalance our relationship with energy

As a society, we’re moving from fossil fuels to cleaner, electric alternatives. That’s good news, but in doing so, we’re asking more and more of our power grid. Answers to putting the power grid back in balance could lie with our vehicles; in this blog, we explore the ways our EVs can give electricity back.

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A powerful shift — Why it’ll take more than conventional electric vehicles to scale clean mobility

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A bold, bright strategy — “Lightyear 0 is the stepping stone to make solar electric cars accessible to the masses”

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Our take — How clean mobility can transform the future

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Mobility matters — But what does it really mean for our planet and its people?

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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