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

We’re happy to share that we have validated our core technologies, and now shift focus to customer-use prototypes.

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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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We did it! Setting a new standard for EV efficiency

We achieved a significant milestone in our history: we drove over 440 miles (710 kilometres) on a single battery charge.

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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