Lightyear has announced a collaboration with the Dutch multinational SHV, supported by a strategic 20-million-euro investment, as part of its current funding round.
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A €40 million investment should allow Lightyear's first solar car to be delivered by the end of this year.
For the past three years, Tessie Hartjes has been writing about how the Dutch start-up Lightyear has evolved from a student team to one of the most promising Dutch start-ups. This is her last column.
The Technology company Lightyear from Helmond (the Netherlands) has secured two new partners with BOM Brabant Ventures and Sioux Technologies. Lightyear develops electric cars with […]
Dutch start-up Lightyear from Helmond has once more pulled off a coup. Today it was announced that the company that emerged from Solar Team Eindhoven […]
The young Dutch car company Lightyear is planning the production of its first car and has announced its strategy to scale up. Lightyear will outsource […]
The Maxeon solar panel technology by Sunpower will provide the solar power for Lightyear, the Helmond, Netherlands based start-up that builds a solar-powered electric car. […]
Munich already had its own budget solar car, so today a Dutch version will be added especially designed for the city: the Squad (solar quad). […]
The Lightyear One, the solar car built in Helmond of which the first prototype was unveiled in June, will, according to the engineers of the […]
At the end of high school I had to choose what and where I wanted to study. I had an answer to the question ‘where,’ […]
The Lightyear One caught its first sunrays in the early hours of Tuesday morning. In a crowded theatre in Katwijk, the Netherlands, the first prototype […]
Five months ago, we decided to advance the construction of Lightyear’s prototype. Not an easy decision, but it was necessary to test some of the […]
The prototype of Lightyear’s first long-range solar car will be unveiled in Katwijk on June 25th. The company says it is “the first concrete step towards […]
In a brand-new factory hall on the Automotive Campus in Helmond, the production of the first Lightyear One will start. The fast-growing car manufacturer is […]
This afternoon the new Lightyear production hall was officially opened at the Automotive Campus in Helmond. In the summer of 2019, the first prototypes will […]
Although the model will be launched in 2020, current simulations show that the Lightyear One could become the most aerodynamic production car on the market. […]
Admittedly, every list is debatable – and certainly if there are hardly any arguments put forward to indicate the difference between number 1 and 10, […]
The car industry is on the eve of a major change. Investing in sustainable mobility, such as e-mobility, is vital if Europe is to continue […]
In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries […]
Eindhoven solar car startup Lightyear enters into partnership with EDAG With a Series A round among more than 60 investors, Lightyear has succeeded in increasing […]