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

You might not know just how close Lightyear 0 already brings us to our next, mass market model, Lightyear 2. These two revolutionary cars forge the first and second steps of a bold strategy that reinvents clean, scalable mobility that’s better for the planet, and better for you.

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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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A feeling of freedom — “In 10 years everyone will drive a Lightyear, how beautiful is that?”

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The road to production: Discover the partnership propelling Lightyear 0 toward manufacture

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

Keeping energy loss low and driving distances high is a challenge. Having the best-in-class in-wheel technology plays an integral role in the overall efficiency of our solar electric vehicle (SEV).

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

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10 things you may not know about solar technology

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

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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