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A deep dive into Lightyear 0 — How far can clean solar kilometres take us?

On June 9 we brought Lightyear 0 out of the shadows and into the bright, drenching lights of the global stage. Here, its final design, specs and capabilities were illuminated for the first time.

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Lightyear 0 is here — the world’s first production-ready solar car

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Lightyear and Elaphe develop the most efficient production powertrain in the world

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Automotive history in the making: the live premiere of the world’s first production-ready solar car

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MyWheels adds solar electric vehicles to fleet, with Lightyear One available as soon as 2023

Lightyear One will be part of the MyWheels fleet in 2023, with 5,000 Lightyear Two cars added in 2025

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Lightyear One Production Update: technology validated and first 150 cars, the Pioneer Edition, sold out

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10 things you may not know about solar technology

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LeasePlan reserves 5,000 Lightyear Two cars to add to their fleet

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2021 — Our landmarks we will never forget

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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