The future of the automotive sector lies in the development and use of high-performance, energy-efficient chips that are also resistant to cyber disruption.
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.
Solar cars are on the verge of a breakthrough. Such is the conclusion of a research report on solar energy in the automotive industry.
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 […]
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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 […]
I remember my disbelief when I heard that entire cities and regions were under quarantine because of the corona virus. What an impact that must […]
Car companies all over the world are shutting down their automobile production. But they are, of course, not standing still either. Development of new (electric) […]
Last Friday I bumped into a former college student and I asked her where she worked these days. When she told me that she worked […]
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. […]
Start-ups face challenges on many different levels and it’s the ultimate balancing game. You need to have a team in order to deliver your proposal. […]
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,’ […]
June is drawing to a close, so it is time for the first monthly overview of the ‘Best read’ series. Surprisingly, the most read topic […]
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 […]
Last Friday we were invited to a special location for Lightyear, in Munich. Through the organization of a rally for a group of car collectors, […]