Lightyear’s solar EV can last for months without being plugged in


Like many Australians, I think of solar energy when I think of energy for the future. And this is becoming even more of a reality. Last night, solar EV company Lightyear unveiled Lightyear 0, the final design for their first-ever solar EV in a slick online world premiere

Lightyear not only reinvents solar energy, but also battery charging

Lex Hoefsloot, co-founder and CEO, explained the challenge of EVs, claiming:

“You can’t hide from it, access to charging stations will not keep up with the demand for electric cars. To minimize plug-in charging and maximize range, the industry’s strategy until now has been to add batteries. That increases the environmental footprint of production and in turn increases the weight and the need for powerful charging stations.”