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Lightyear mission progress 2022

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2022 Highlights — Progress measured by a mission of clean mobility

Join us as we reflect on another year of innovation, endeavour and impact for Lightyear. 2022 has been our brightest so far, carrying us closer than ever to a mission that stretches to every corner of the Earth. Clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

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

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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

Three months ago, at Destination Daylight, early ambassadors first experienced the feeling of coasting in a Lightyear 0 on the sun-kissed roads of Navarra, Spain. But what exactly is coasting, and what makes Lightyear 0 so adept at it?

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Electric cars energy grid

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

Lightyear 0 solar electric car

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

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Lightyear 0, the most aerodynamic production car in the world as wind tunnel tests make automotive history

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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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We design for independence and convenience. We create clean solar electric cars that can drive off-grid and into all of life's adventures.

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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