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

The Electric vehicles (EVs) on roads today certainly contribute to a cleaner future, but they don’t provide a truly scalable solution. In this blog, we look at the limits of electric vehicles and give our take on a zero-emission future.

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

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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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10 things you may not know about solar technology

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2021 — Our landmarks we will never forget

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5-years of innovation — Celebrating a quinquennial of making the impossible possible

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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