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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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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

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The road to production: from validating technology to customer usage in final steps toward manufacture

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

In this blog, we’ll take you through crucial progress and next steps that will bring us closer to production

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Producing world's most efficient car to date, under every weather condition and speed

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On track to the most aerodynamic 5-seater to date: real-world testing validates our record-breaking drag coefficient

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Bridgestone and Lightyear confirm groundbreaking tyre for Lightyear One's production

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

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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