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 […]
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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 […]
In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out […]
The Helmond Startup Lightyear, which is developing a solar-powered car, has received the Climate Change Innovators Award in the run-up to the Consumer Electronics Show […]
Lightyear sold the first two cars from the Signature Edition. Unlike ‘normal’ orders, for this version of the solar-powered car, the full amount (€119,000) must […]
Postcodeloterij has surprised Lightyear’s Arjo van der Ham and Tessie Hartjes with a cheque worth 100,000 euros. The money will be ues for further development […]
In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Daan Kersten and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out […]
Lex Hoefsloot recently won the Singularity Global Impact Challenge. He now gets the opportunity to see and feel the innovative powers in Silicon Valley. For […]
Carlo van de Weijer is looking forward to the dozens of new mandatory driver assistance systems that will make future traffic significantly safer.
Maarten Steinbuch reflects upon the important developments in mobility over the past year.
Due to a preference for massive SUVs, the traffic transition, despite the transformation to electric mobility, is failing, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
How do we bring innovations in solar energy to the market faster? That was one of the questions raised at the Brabant Solar Day, an initiative of the Province of North Brabant and Solliance.
The reports about the Apple, Rivian, and Sono Motors car fit the picture that the automotive sector is going through a major transition, Maarten Steinbuch writes.
Chip manufacturer NXP is having a record year. And the peak is not yet in sight. The number of applications where chips are used also continues to grow.
It is great to see that thanks to a very active stimulation policy, the Netherlands has become one of the frontrunners in Europe, Maarten Steinbuch writes in his column.
We are heading for a fossil-fuel-free future. Which, in turn, largely boils down to electrification. And due to huge price reductions, solar energy will take the lead, Carlo van de Weijer says.
Solar Team Eindhoven is presenting its new solar vehicle. It is a self-sufficient house on wheels that the students will be touring Europe with over the coming weeks.
Car manufacturers will rather invest their millions in the technology of the future than in the technology of the past. That's why e-racing will ultimately replace Formula 1, Maarten Steinbuch writes.
Squad Mobility is launching their first solar cart in September. The start-up from Breda wants to conquer cities with this. "It would make me really happy to see Squads driving everywhere in Paris."